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Advocate II
Advocate II

Doughnut chart - total value

Dear all


I can't seem to find option to display total (sum of all) values in doughnut chart, i am used to SalesForce total in the middle, i had good look and still don't know how to add it here - in fact this applies to other charts too. Is this, again, by desing?

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Hey @Ansicone


You can use a card chart on the donut, and it ll appear as if the Total value is fit inside the donut, and lets your tooltip for the donut itself as it gets card to backward scene.



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I have done the same. However the card does not appear when the report is shared with someone.

Am I doing something wrong?? 

Cards work great for reports however, they are not included in the dashboard when I "pin visual". Must publish as a full report which means a different look / feel / behavior.

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I find it really weird that adding totals in the middle is not an out of the box option, I cannot believe that would be much work to add... I have been using the card in the middle in the past ass well, but as above already stated this is simply not possible when pinning to a dashboard, which is a core functionality in Power BI.

The only working alternative I found is a custom visual called Ring chart, which is able to add totals and some other stuff.




There's  field called "ToolTips" and many tricks can be played with it. In you case, create a proper measure and apply it to the field.




Advocate II
Advocate II

Again, thanks for quick reply. Indeed - this is good workaroud, but totally unusable on the dashboard. Oh well M$.

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Impactful Individual

I think the standard PowerBI way to display a total here is using a card visual and just sizing it to fit in the middle of the chart. A bit strange, I know, but gets the job done. I believe there's also custom visuals that will do it for you like

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