Installing and Using the Word Cloud Visualization for Power BI

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To install the Word Cloud Visual by Microsoft for Power BI, first open Power BI Desktop, and under Visualizations, select Import from marketplace:

Find Word Cloud and click Add:

Click OK:

Now under Visualizations you will see the Word Cloud icon:

Select it. In our example, our Opportunity records have a name field, which describes customer opportunities. We will use that as the Category of the word cloud. You can see, “for” is a very common word in the opportunity records, along with “product”:

We can also select a Value. We will select the total amount of the opportunity. Here we can see “printers” has a high amount as is represented in the word cloud:


We can also exclude as required.


Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, BI, Web, Cloud and Data Science.

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