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Bar Chart Question

Hi folks,


I'm running into issues displaying a % calculation for categories displayed in a bar chart. I need to figure a way to get a bar chart in POwer BI to show the categories in the y-axis, the x-axis needs to be capped at 100% and then the calculation needs to show the specific % for each category sorted by the highest % (its not cumulative so it doesnt need to be a grand total or a stacked 100% chart). 


As an example, each category could be an exam and the % is the pass rate. How would I achieve that with the standard bar charts in Power BI? In my initial testing, simply putting the category column in the y-axis and the calculation in the x-axis results in each bar showing 100%.


Here's an example of what the calculation looks like in DAX:


Pass Rate = CALCULATE(COUNT('Table'[Student ID], 'Table'[Pass or Failed] = "Pass") / COUNT('Table'[Student ID])


Thank you!

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Unfortunately, I am not able to hence why I am asking the question as generally as possible. Thank you!

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Hi @pbrenneise I understand your "issue" is just" a % calculation for categories ", so calculation. please provide some sample data and expected output per category

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