Tip #1102: Use hatch style in your charts and dashboards if you have color blind employees

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One of the silent minorities in business are color blind people. Since dashboards rely on color coding to tell the different series apart, decoding those charts can be challenging for some users. Now, the palette of colors that comes out-of-the-box are generally chosen so people who have a form color blindness will still be able […]

Tip #1097: Change chart labels on currency values to show in Millions or Thousands

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The chart week by Ulrik “CRM Chart Guy” Carlsson continues! Do you think it’s relevant to know if the pipeline for a given sales person is USD 2,878,345.13 or is a simple USD 2.88M in a big font just much quicker to read. The chart XML allow you to modify the number formatting as above […]

Tip #1096: Apply Power BI theme to regular charts

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The chart week by Ulrik “CRM Chart Guy” Carlsson continues! Let’s be real. Everyone loves Power BI, but did you know that it is mostly because of the fancy colors. Well, your regular old real-time charts, that updates way way faster than a DirectQuery Power BI visual can have fancy Power BI colors too. Open […]