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Quiny_Harl
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Helper I

How to change the background color for specific rows in a matrix?

I want to change the background color for specific rows in a matrix based on the name of the row.

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What I did so far was to create a conditional column X in the data table that says, for example, when asset_name is A82 give me 1, in all other cases give me 0. Then for each field in Values, I created a conditional rule based on that X column - when column X is 1 - blue color, when is 0 - white color.

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Basically, I apply conditional background color for the columns. However, I want to be able to conditionally color the rows. There is no option to choose a background color for the fields in Rows. Therefore, I'm able to custom-color only the "column part" of the matrix. Is there any workaround for this?

 

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V-pazhen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

@Quiny_Harl 

Currently Power BI does not have such features to change the background color for the entire row, you may vote and check comments under this idea.

https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/18159352-conditional-formatting-w...

 

However, you can also try this workaround solution:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Background-color-for-a-row-table-matrix/td-p/714419


Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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V-pazhen-msft
Community Support
Community Support

@Quiny_Harl 

Currently Power BI does not have such features to change the background color for the entire row, you may vote and check comments under this idea.

https://ideas.powerbi.com/forums/265200-power-bi-ideas/suggestions/18159352-conditional-formatting-w...

 

However, you can also try this workaround solution:

https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Background-color-for-a-row-table-matrix/td-p/714419


Paul Zheng _ Community Support Team
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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amitchandak
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Super User IV

@amitchandak Thank you for your reply!

With this method you are able to custom-color only the columns, which I already did, but not the entire row of the matrix.

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