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Marimekko Chart for Power BI

Anoovendhan Subramanian
August 16, 2019

Note: This blog addresses some features that will be available in the App Source in Sep 2019. To get this latest build, reach out to us here.

The Marimekko chart allows you to encode two values (e.g. Revenue & profit margin) along its width and height of each dimension (e.g. product) or a combination of two dimensions (e.g. Products in New York). Let’s look at some of the highlights of this custom visual briefly.

Key Features – Summary

  1. 100% stacked or a normal Marimekko chart
  2. Toggle to searchable-table view
  3. Configurable data labels – Show either or both of height & width values
  4. Global font configuration
  5. What’s coming
    Different Number Formatting for Width & Height

Key Features – Description

  1. 100% Stacked and Normal Marimekko Chart
    The Y-axis can be calibrated as 100% stacked or a normal axis.
Marimekko Chart for Power BI

2. Toggle to searchable-table view

When you want to have a detailed look at the data on the visual you can toggle Table View. For this, you can click on the Show Table icon  at the right top of the custom visual. Once you click on it, the chart transforms into a table and allows you to perform advanced search on your data.

Marimekko Chart for Power BI

3. Configure your data labels

The data labels in Marimekko Chart can be configured to show either or both of height & width values along with the legend data labels.

Marimekko Chart for Power BI

4. Global Font configuration

This feature gives the users to enhance the visual appeal by using various font faces.

Marimekko Chart for Power BI

We have covered the key features of xViz Marimekko Chart so far but there is more.


To get the latest version of the custom visual, reach out to us today here.

You can take a look at the other advanced custom visuals by xViz here.

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