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Power BI Desktop layout different from Power BI Service

Hi,

 

We have a report that looks as expected in Power BI desktop:

 

mfinlay_0-1602517083339.png

However, when published to the service the layout changes, eg for this example the total line doesn't fit on one line:

 

mfinlay_1-1602517121403.png

 

This is a trivial example to highlight the issue, but this is causing significant problems for us as we have to "break" the layout in desktop to make it work in the service, and for downloading to pptx - we effectively have to structure our layout on trial and error.

 

We've already spent time playing around with the View menu to try and resolve; do any bright sparks have any suggestions as to anything else we could look at?

 

thanks

Matt

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Community Support
Community Support

Hi @mfinlay,

I think this should more relate to web browser render functions.
Current power bi not able to keep the same layout on both desktop and service side, they displayed with different processing/render functions. Perhaps you can submit an idea about improved this on power bi service.

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin
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Super User III
Super User III

Neither Power BI Desktop nor Power BI Service guarantee pixel perfect rendering on all browsers. If you need that then consider Paginated Reports.

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