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Power BI | Report themes exercise | Basic Report Theme
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By default when creating a report the only colours presented are these:
Not the most inspiring of colours, not to mention the fact that they're probably not your company's corporate colours either.
The aim of this exercise is to replace these with some fancier colours. For example all colours beginning with the letter C:
The JSON file can be created anywhere, but JSON Editor Online is an easy website to use.
Sadly Power BI can only read the HEX system, and not the word chocolate. To change your colours to hexadecimal click on the coloured box:
Clicking Ok will switch the colour into its HEX counterpart. In this case the green liquor becomes #7fff00ff. Since Power BI can only read 6 places of HEX this is then stored as #7fff00.
Save the JSON file, then from the Home tab choose Switch theme followed by Import theme:
The colour choice actually worked better than you might have expected! We needed another 2 colours to complete the pallet, so Power BI has added two extras.
Optionally save this as Collecting C Colours and then close it down.