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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.

Administrator on 22 Jan 2024 08:30:53

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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Raj Kanastheren on 29 Mar 2022 01:55:58

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Hi Ideas Power BI Team,


Do you know how to dark Mode @ https://app.powerbi.com/home


I'm new Power BI Administrator in my company and my eye's started burn.

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Darren James Stott on 28 Mar 2022 13:21:12

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The zero-contrast flat off-white theming was a major step back in UI design, and it's been years now and STILL no movement on this. How hard can it be - you already had a nice interface with contrast between the workspace and the various toolbars and blades, and then you decided to bleach our eyes with the current abhorrent assault on the senses. Some people may like getting eye strain, but at least give people the option for crying out loud.

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Will Tinsdeall on 23 Mar 2022 17:18:24

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How has something so easy and small sat here for so long?

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Ross Prestwich on 23 Mar 2022 16:15:14

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Administrator on 3/23/2021 8:46:04 PM

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!


One year anniversary!

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S P on 18 Mar 2022 18:05:45

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Hello PowerBI team. Fantastic product, if it wasn't for the lack of a dark mode. I seriously do not understand why such basic functionality is not a core feature of your software.

Could you please, please, pleeeease(!) bump this feature request up on your to-do list and make life much easier and more pleasant for thousands of people?

Best regards

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Chris Bauso on 16 Mar 2022 14:22:13

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It's been THREE YEARS. Can somebody get on this already?

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Stefan Brannfjell on 11 Mar 2022 09:35:00

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The current PowerBI theme is like throwing bleach into my eyes.

Please drop EVERYTHING you do and put the whole department on one single task: FIX DARK THEME.

Thanks.

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Mark Strait on 16 Feb 2022 13:20:14

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Any updates here?

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Mark Strait on 10 Feb 2022 12:54:35

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Can we get an update on this? This is really necessary for long days working in Power BI Desktop. More frequently Data Engineers, Data Architects, Data Warehouse Developers, BI Architects and other roles are going into Power BI Desktop. The transaction from Visual Studio for SSIS packages or Azure Tabular cube development and deployment in Dark Mode/Theme to Power BI reporting in the heavy white background is just painful. This is a top-tier end user consumption reporting tool and development tool. Please, please, please bring the Dark Interface capability back. This has to be priority #1 for the Microsoft Power BI Development team.

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Akshay Dutta on 09 Feb 2022 12:13:39

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Hello Ideas Team do we have any update on this

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