Text boxes can be added to reports, pinned to dashboards from reports, and added directly to dashboards. Hyperlinks can be added to a text box no matter where it resides. This topic covers text boxes in reports.

NOTE: For information on hyperlinks in Power BI tables and matrixes, see Hyperlinks in tables. For information on adding text boxes to your dashboard, see Add a tile directly from the dashboard

To add a hyperlink to a text box in a report

  1. Create a text box and add some text

  2. Highlight existing text, or add new text to use as a hyperlink.

  3. Select the hyperlink icon   .

  4. Type or paste the URL in the hyperlink field, and select Done.

  5. Test the link.  

    • In the text box, select the hyperlink to display the URL
    • Select the URL to open the page in a new browser window.

To remove the hyperlink but leave the text

  1. With at least a portion of the hyperlink highlighted,

  2. select the hyperlink icon and then

  3. choose Remove

    Alternately, to remove the hyperlink but leave the text, highlight the entire hyperlink and select Delete.

See also

Text boxes in Power BI reports

Add a text box to a dashboard

Reports in Power BI

Visualizations in Power BI reports

Power BI - Basic Concepts

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