Unable to change font color on Plotly Sankey Charts

I wrote a function to return plotly fig on Streamlit and display it using st.plotly_chart but I am unable to change the color of labels in the Sankey chart. Same function works without any issues if I run it locally outside of Streamlit environment. This is specific to font color, I am able to change other attributes.

def make_sankey_chart(df, name):
nodes =

for i in df.columns[:-1].to_list():
    nodes.extend(set(df[i]))

nodes_dict = {value: index for index, value in enumerate(nodes)}
node_labels = list(nodes_dict.keys())

n = len(df.columns) - 1
i = 0
source, target, value = [], [], []
while i < n-1:
    group_df = df.groupby(df.columns[i:i+2].to_list())[df.columns[-1]].sum().reset_index()
    source.extend(group_df.iloc[:,0].map(nodes_dict).to_list())
    target.extend(group_df.iloc[:,1].map(nodes_dict).to_list())
    value.extend(group_df.iloc[:,-1].to_list())
    i += 1    

fig = go.Figure(data=[go.Sankey(
    node=dict(
        pad=15,
        thickness=20,
        line=dict(color="black", width=0.5),
        label=node_labels
    ),
    link=dict(
        source=source,
        target=target,
        value=value
    )
)])

# Update layout
fig.update_layout(
    title=name,
    font=dict(color='blue', size=15)
)

return fig

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Hi @karthick12195

There seems to be a relevant post (Label font color not changing in sankey charts - #3 by Dennis) but yet unresolved.

A possible workaround is to see if CSS customization could help in this situation, as suggested in one of the reply (Sankey text font{color} property not changing font color. Β· Issue #2845 Β· plotly/plotly.py Β· GitHub):


.node-label-text-path {
  fill: rgb(250, 250, 250) !important;
  text-shadow: none
}

Hope this helps!

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