The main new features for BI workers in the November 2016 Power BI update
Part five of a seven-part series of blogs

A summary of the new features in the November 2016 Power BI Update, omitting things which are still only in preview.

  1. Power BI Desktop - November 2016 update
  2. Dropdown slicers - the new list option
  3. Conditional formatting now available for matrices
  4. Formatting table and matrix columns
  5. Changing the colour of axis titles and labels (this blog)
  6. Prevent hierarchy axis label concatenation
  7. Forecasting now extended to Power BI Service

You can see a list of all updates going back to November 2016 (this update) here.

Posted by Andy Brown on 19 December 2016

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Changing the colour of axis titles and labels

You can now set different colours for axis titles and labels:

Example of coloured axis

The labels for this X axis are red, but the axis title is yellowish.

 

Here's what the relevant properties look like for the chart above:

Axis title properties

I've set one colour for the labels, and another for the title.

 

There's not much more to say about this small change!

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