Allow visual header control per visual
The March 2018 update introduced visual header control at the report level.
Since this is currently an 'all-or-nothing' feature, please evolve this so we can control visual headers on a per visual basis.
We completed this as part of our July release! If you haven’t use the new header yet, make sure to turn it on for your existing reports and try out all the new features. You can also read about it in our July blog post: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-july-2018-feature-summary/#visualHeader
Kawabata Yoshihiro commented
Nice, COMPLETED of 'Allow visual header control per visual', thank you 😄
Please include header controls in the desktop version. A base level feature of a visual reporting software should be the capability to extend shapes and text boxes to the edge of the frame without resorting to using a background image. Thanks.
Brian Wisnowski commented
Is it possible to import a JSON theme so that the Title is returned in a specific font, size, and color... I was able to accomplish this with my legend easily, but I cannot find title manipulation in the documentation
Being able to prevent change in drill-level on a per-visual basis would be great. There are some places where we are using the matrix visual where it doesn't make sense to be able drill up or down - but we use a matrix to show the hierarchy that is present.
Maybe this is more of a feature on the matrix visual itself however.
Enric Segura commented
There are some "visuals" which don't need a visual header at all. Lines, shapes and text boxes as an example.
Is there a way to hide the visual header and add an export option to the buttons? Hiding the visual makes the report look very professional. At the same time, ellipses are not very intuitive, button would be very useful for exporting data from a visual.
This is helpful!
Kelly Dittmar commented
Hi Amanda! I'm having a bug with this which I hope will be resolved with this that I wanted to bring to your attention. Posted details here: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Issues/Column-header-name-shrinking/idi-p/437261#M26944
David Cresp commented
Great news that this is being worked on. What is needed is granular control for each header and what is it is not included and the option to turn it off. A report level control to turn some parts off all visuals such as export would also be great.
This will allow us to condense visual slicers as we have reports which have a large number of slicers so any options to retain canvas real estate would be good
Moreover, it would be good if this feature works on the iOS app. I want to use Power BI for mobile reports but the current usability is poor due to features like the visual header.
It would be very useful if user has control to hide\show the drilldown header bar.
Else it can be removed completely and the header functionality can be added to the format options.
Matt Ballinger commented
I hope that Microsoft allows us to actually remove the header rather than just hide it visually. Currently even if 'hidden' you still have the 25px of dead space at the top of any report. Any functionality that is present in the header can be added to the right-click menu (same as drill down, show data, etc.).
Drill down functionality should be a separate control. I don't always want to turn off both as part of the header.
One of the most importent features for making the Visualization ok. The headers are in many cases NOT useful but only in the way. A Line or drawing doesn't need a header!!!
PLEASE fix this to make the Users happy.
David Cresp commented
This would be a great addition. This sort of granular control over if a header is displayed and what parts of the header are shown would give far better control over the way a report is put together.
Muhammad Abdur-Rashid commented
The header takes up a lot of space. Would be good if the feature gets implemented in right-click and remove the header.
Anthony Flynn commented
As a more complete wishlist regarding this:
- Allow the hiding of headers on a visual-by visual basis
- Allow individual options in the header, and options in the menu in the header, to be turned off on a visual-by-visual basis
- Allow the header to be collapsed, rather than hidden, so that selecting a visual does not cause the header to appear in front of visuals in front of it. Clicking the hidden header, then attempting to select a visual above it, will cause the hidden header to block access to that visual (where it overlaps)
Travis Fullerton commented
I appreciate the update but it is missing an important piece. The export and sort feature are vital and when you turn off the visual headers they are missing. Either adding it to the menu when right clicking the mouse or by selectively hiding the visual headers is a must.