Power BI Donut chart(Doughnut chart) is similar to a pie chart in that it shows the relationship of parts to a whole, where all pieces together represent 100%.
Donut Chart in Power Bi Desktop charts are useful when you want to display small categories of data & avoid for many categories, or when categories do not sum to 100%.
- Learn :- Get data from Excel to Power Bi
- Download Sample Dataset: Excel Sample Dataset for practice
So, Let’s start with an example
Step-1: Open Power Bi file and take Donut Chart from Visualization Pane to Power Bi Report page.
Step-2: Click any where on Donut Chart & drag columns to Fields Section, see below image for reference.
- Legend: ‘Region’
- Value: ‘Sales’
Step-3: Donut chart provides multiple Label Style like-
- Data Value
- Percent of total
- Category, data value
- Category, percent of total
- Data value, percent of total
- All details labels
Few Label Style example are:-
Label Style : Category, percent of total
Label Style : All details labels
Step-4: Now set Chart font size, font family, Title name, Legend & Data labels colors.
Click any where on chart then go to Format Section & set below properties-
- Legend: Allows you to set position, Legend name, color, font size, font family.
- General: Allows you to set X axis, Y axis, width & height of Bar chart.
- Data colors: Using this section you can change the colors used for each series in the chart.
- Detail labels: Its enable values on chart & you can change Label style, color, background color, display unit and many more of Data labels.
- Title: Specified the Title name for Chart.
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