Getting Started With Donut Chart Report

In Power BI we have different types of Visualizations provided. Here we will learn about creation of Donut Chart in Power BI Desktop App.

We will create a sample excel data as a data source for Donut chart Report as shown below and attached to this article.

Donut Chart Report

  • Import this above Excel in Power BI Desktop App by choosing the “Import Data from Excel “as shown in below figure

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • Once you successfully Import Excel choose Donut chart Visualizations and select Columns from the Fields Blade as highlighted below.

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • If it does not look like the above screenshot then you need to drag fields from Fields’s blade to the Legend, Details, and Values. Set Legend as Mode, Values as Orders.
  • Save the Report as Name - DonutChart which will save as your report extension as .PBIX file in your system.

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • You can change the Look and Feel of the chart by setting up the Font Style, Font Size, Font Color, Properties like setting up the title, font color, etc. For these settings you must click the Chart and go in the Visualizations Blaze Then click under the second Tab you will find all the Properties Like Legend, General, Data Colors, Tooltip, etc. as highlighted below -

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • Another thing which power bi provides you is the Filtering of charts.
  • All you can do is Filter the Charts based on your column data means when you apply Filter on the charts it will refresh the chart completely and show the visual according to the Filter values.
  • In the Filters Blade as shown in the below diagram, you can setup multiple columns (multiple data Fields) to be Filter on your visual.

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • To Apply Filter on your visual we will take One data Field Column Ex - Mode.
  • Expand Mode Block and Select LTL check box as a Filter Value, you will see the Chart will automatically refresh accordingly as highlighted below -

    Donut Chart Report
     
  • Likewise, you can set Filter on another Data Field as well on another value.
  • Once you applied Filter and Complete setting up the Properties then Publish the Report and see in the Workspace as it is.

Summary – This is how you can create Donut Chart Report.