Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 94 – Count Down Timer)

In this module you will learn how to use the Count Down Timer. The Count Down Timer is a very simple visual that counts towards a specific date and time.

Module 94 – Count Down Timer


Key Takeaways

  • A basic timer that continuously counts down to a specific date and time


This Count Down Timer counts down to the day after Thanksgiving. A major US shopping day.

Under the Format paintbrush you will find there are only a few settings you can change to influence the appearance of this visual.

  • Under the Countdown properties section you can set the specific date and time that you wish to count down till.  This cannot be data bound in any way yet.


  • Using the Text Properties section you can adjust the appearance of the Count Down Timer.


You can also adjust the background color, add a border around the visual and lock the aspect ratio under the Format section.

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