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Dynamic Transparency Changes in Power BI

Sandeep Pawar explains how to allow users to control transparency in Power BI visuals:

As someone who uses Python/R heavily for exploratory data analysis and Power BI for publishing the final data analytics reports, I have always missed the ability to adjust the color transperancy in Power BI. In Power BI you can change the color dynamically and conditionally but there is no native functionality to change the transperancy.

I was working on a project where I wanted to highlight certain clusters in the data to the business user. Sure, I could change the color but it’s very challenging when the data points are concentrated in a small area and they overlap each other. In Python and R you can easily adjust the¬†alpha¬†value in most plots to see the dense area clearly.

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