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Add word wrap to bar chart Y-Axis Labels

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David Vella on 03 Mar 2017 15:47:34

If you have long names on a bar chart Y-Axis they get truncated. This is a problem if you have ones that start with something similar. Could we have a word wrap option on the format menu that takes advantage of the vertical space so the whole label can be shown.

Administrator on 01 Apr 2024 05:43:28

We are working on this

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Joanna Shrigley on 08 Apr 2024 02:02:18

RE: Add word wrap to bar chart Y-Axis Labels

Desperately needs to be done.

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Maria Riveros on 03 Apr 2024 11:12:44

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On April 1st 2024 the update from Administrator was that "We are working on this". I hope it is not April Fools!


Because we REALLY need this basic, basic feature. I cannot believe it is not been developed yet, but I guess that's better late than never.


Any idea when word wrap will be shipped?

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Kishan Bhise on 29 Feb 2024 11:51:38

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Dear microsoft team,it's disappointing that such basic feature is still not available in powerbi.its literally embarassing to tell client that we can't achieve text wrap on y-axis labels of bar chart.

Please improve the basics features first

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Mohammad AL Khateeb on 22 Feb 2024 10:58:15

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what about alignment in the Y-Axis, currently the text is aligned to the right, we need the option align to the text to the left




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G E on 01 Nov 2023 14:57:53

RE: Add word wrap to bar chart Y-Axis Labels

This seems to have been merged with legend wrapping. But it's not the labels that need wrapping on the legends - the entire legend list needs wrapping so you don't have to click and arrow to see it.

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Arianna Levatich on 07 Oct 2023 21:19:12

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Up to 2030 votes now. When can we expect to see this feature released? Please prioritize this - clients are asking us to fix this on their deliverables and there's no answer we can provide except "it's a limitation of PowerBI."

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Karen Lillystone on 04 Oct 2023 07:33:17

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Any ideas when this will be picked up? The text is so difficult to read - it just has a "...." to complete the text and putting a text box or something similar does not work on a interactive chart with filters on it.

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Daniel Okat on 11 Aug 2023 16:01:47

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This is such a basic concept, surprised to see it's not available.

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Jelga Biesheuvel on 19 Jul 2023 13:08:28

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Agreed, it's such a basic feature that I could not believe it was not possible.

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Rob Whittaker on 26 Jun 2023 14:34:25

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Yes please, would be very useful

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