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Export to PDF Bug - Content Shrink Creating Unwanted White Space

The Desktop PowerBI Export to PDF function is shrinking our content, creating an approximate 1/4" white space all around the page.    We are using Page Size letter with visual elements that bleed to the edge.  We would expect the Export to PDF function to respect our layout intact, rather than shrinking it and introducing white space. 

We can provide examples if needed.

Does anyone have a workaround or bug fix?

Many thanks,

Status: New

Hi @Psychemedics,


Please share a sample pbix file with dummy data. You can upload it to your OneDrive and post the share link here. 


Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu 

New Member

I am having the same issue, has there been a resolution for this?






Hi, This issue has not yet been resolved.  Below are images illustrating the problem.  It's not data or visualization specific, any data, image, visualization or text laid out as bleed to edge exhibits the same behavior when initiating Export to PDF; an unexpected and unwanted white margin is added all around.

image.pngscreenshot from PBI (letter size)image.pngScreenshot of output from Export to PDF


Hi all, 


I have consulted this issue internally, will update here once I get any information. 


Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu 

New Member

Any update?  This is a frustrating bug to deal with.


Hi @rbarber8,


I didn't receive the information till now. Already consulted it again, will keep you update once I get information. 


Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu