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Matrix Column Headers Auto-Size Issue

Hi all,

Making great progress on my 10-day NAV Walkforward thanks to the help received yesterday from forum. Now I’ve got most of my measures working the way I need to them, I’m getting into the formatting details. I’ve set up a few matrix visuals on the page and I want the width of the columns to stay the way I set them. On each visual, I did set the “Auto-size column width” to Off but anytime I change my date slicer the column width resets. I’ve Googled and found a few old post regarding this issue. Anyone come up with a workaround?

Visual set with column width I want…

Visual resized after changing date…

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@tmfitz

I have encountered this issue several times, and I have to admit I have finally given up. Any tricks I have seen involve adding a row of dummy data to force the columns to stay open to a particular width. And of course, adding the dummy data in complicates other parts of your measure.

I suggest voting up a requested fix for this item in Ideas.PowerBi


If you need reports to be ‘pixel perfect’, that is one of the things that Paginated Reports can address, if you have access to Premium Capacity.

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Thanks @Heather! We do not have Premium Capacity but I see there’s new licensing announced at Ignite to allow purchasing on individual user basis which is new.

Thanks for confirming and I will definitely vote for those ideas!

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