The default Power BI report layout uses a landscape orientation. While it’s not common to see report pages that use portrait mode, Prathy Kamasani (blog/twitter) has a notable example in Power BI here. Others have tried it as well. It’s used occasionally in other data communities or data-driven journalism. Overall, if you want to guide someone through your analysis by having them scroll like a web page, it may be an option to try.
So what happens if I create a report with a vertical layout in Power BI?
Read on for an example as well as some pros and cons of the idea.