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## Add percent of total to stacked column chart

Hello all,

I am trying to figure out how to add percent of total into a stacked column chart as seen below:

Instead of the values inside of the columns being to numbers I would like for them to be the \$ of the total number on the top

For example, for July 2021 I would like to show 1,887 at the top for the total surgical procedures, then the first value in the column should be 8.74% instead of 165, the second value should be 31.79% and so on

Is this possible?

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@Anonymous I think you can do it with calculation groups but you have to turn off y-axis labels. Will that work?

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@Anonymous in that case the only alternative I can think of is to create % measure and use it on the tooltips.

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@Anonymous well calculating % is not an issue but the problem is then you will not able to show total as an absolute number, is that important?

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Yeah, boss wants to the the value at the top and the percentages within the column itself

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@Anonymous can you calculate the % and then use that on the values rather than the absolute value?

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I tried writing the measure by I am having trouble getting it to calculate properly

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@Anonymous on the formatting pane, turn on show total, it is an in-built feature now.

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Anonymous
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I have total labels turned on, I need the percentages in the columns