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rickylee
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% total in a pie chart, can be done per row only?

Hello,

I have the following table in database.

 

ApplicationStage1Stage2Stage3
A01/09/201802/09/201803/09/2018
B01/09/201803/09/201807/09/2018


I added two columns to find out the hours it take to pass each stage:

 

Capture.PNG

The formula of the new added columns:
Stage1 -> Stage2 = DATEDIFF(Sheet1[Stage1],Sheet1[Stage2],HOUR)

Stage2 -> Stage3 = DATEDIFF(Sheet1[Stage2],Sheet1[Stage3],HOUR)

Then, I display the information in a table and a pie chart like this:
Capture2.PNG

Then, I select row 1, application A, to see the % of the pie chart:

Capture3.PNG

 

My problem arised in here: I expected the chart to be 50% (Stage1 -> Stage2) and 50% (Stage2->Stage3) because each stage takes 24 hours. The maths should be 24 /(24+24) = 50%

However, I think power bi adds up the total of both stages I.e. So "Stage1 -> Stage2" is 24/(72+120) = 12.5%.

This is not what I need. Is there a solution for this?

Thanks,
Ricky 

 

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PattemManohar
Community Champion
Community Champion

@rickylee I've tried below steps to solve your scenario..

 

Please do the additional calculation columns in "Power Query Editor" using custom column as below

 

Duration.TotalHours([Stage2]-[Stage1])
Duration.TotalHours([Stage3]-[Stage2])

Now the table looks like this...

 

image.png

 

Now, unpivot all the fields apart from the "Application" field and it will look like this

 

image.png

 

Now use the "Matrix" visual and Pie-Chart and the output looks like this...

 

But in the pie-chart, you need to have visual level filters to have only "Stage1toStage2" and "Stage2toStage3" attributes only.

 

image.png

 

Hope this helps !!





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v-jiascu-msft
Employee
Employee

Hi Ricky,

 

You also can use a slicer. Please refer to the snapshot below.

total_in_a_pie_chart_can_be_done_per_row_only

 

Best Regards,
Dale

Community Support Team _ Dale
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PattemManohar
Community Champion
Community Champion

@rickylee I've tried below steps to solve your scenario..

 

Please do the additional calculation columns in "Power Query Editor" using custom column as below

 

Duration.TotalHours([Stage2]-[Stage1])
Duration.TotalHours([Stage3]-[Stage2])

Now the table looks like this...

 

image.png

 

Now, unpivot all the fields apart from the "Application" field and it will look like this

 

image.png

 

Now use the "Matrix" visual and Pie-Chart and the output looks like this...

 

But in the pie-chart, you need to have visual level filters to have only "Stage1toStage2" and "Stage2toStage3" attributes only.

 

image.png

 

Hope this helps !!





Did I answer your question? Mark my post as a solution!

Proud to be a PBI Community Champion




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