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Option to use either light or dark interface.

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BW on 12 Jun 2019 02:59:49

New Desktop app update installed an almost white user interface. There is zero contrast which is not good for the eyes. I see where some people have requested a light interface so incorporate an option to select either light or dark theme like in the Office apps.

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This request is on our roadmap, but we don't have timelines to share yet. We'll update this idea when there are more details to share. Thank you!

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Jack on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:50

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Completely agree. The light interface is very hard to stare at. Would love to either revert back to the dark interface or at the very least have an option.

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Power BI Ideas Admin on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:49

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Please bring back the Dark mode, this white mode is really hurting my eyes

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Klaasjan on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:49

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my eyes, please dark mode!

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:45

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guys i loved white, but gosh it is too strong after a while :/

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Ted on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:44

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I would prefer the dark mode as well. I spent the better part of 20 min trying to change it when I realized you can't.

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Grant on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:44

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i LOVE the new theme! Light theme is very easy on the eyes.

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rhetset on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:43

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I love the fact that Power BI is getting a new look. At the same time, it would be nice if we could actually change the theme. Users who have light sensitivity will not find the light theme conducive to using the platform.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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its cool feature need

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Joe Claxton on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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I'm visually impaired in my right eye so I find it difficult to work with bright white layouts and tool bars and data/graph icons. I can't be alone in this. Please can you make it possible to create a dark/night time dev screen. The previous theme was manageable but the bright June 2019 has put me at a significant disadvantage.

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Sebastian D. on 05 Jul 2020 23:50:42

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Please make dark mode available as an option. I am unable to focus as well when working with very bright back-lighting on a display. Having the screen go from the previous version, which was generously in the middle of bright and dark, to a full white background has been very hard to adjust to and causes eye-strain much earlier in the day when compared to use of other darker apps. I am a pretty frequent BI user 3+ hours daily.

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