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Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 32 – Percentile Chart)

In this module you will learn how to use the Percentile Chart Power BI Custom Visual.  The Percentile Chart is used to show a distribution of values over a range. This helps you answer questions like “What percentage of my customers bought 4 or more items”.

Module 32 – Percentile Chart


Key Takeaways

  • The Percentile Chart allows you to see what percent of your data falls into certain bins of values
  • Helpful in answering questions like “80% of my customers bought at least 4 items”


This Percentile Chart shows the number of children and their average height.

  • Under the Format paintbrush there are a few options available for customizing the Percentile Chart
  • Under the Visual_DataPoint section you can change the color that’s used in the chart line.


  • Changing the Visual_DataPointsLabels section gives you the ability to modify the precision of the data labels on the chart.


  • In addition to these properties you have a set of settings that appears on every visual to adjust the background color, add a border around the visual and lock the visuals aspect ratio.

Find Out More

You will always be able to find this video module and advanced viewing of future modules on the Pragmatic Works On Demand Training platform.  Click here to learn more about this training platform that includes 25+ courses.

Catch up on all the Power BI Custom Visuals blog posts here.

Devin Knight

Devin is a BI consultant at Pragmatic Works Consulting. Previously, he has tech edited the book Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services and was an author in the book Knight's 24-Hour Trainer: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Integration Services. Devin has spoken at past conferences like PASS and at several SQL Saturday events. He is a contributing member to the Business Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) for PASS as a leader in the SSIS Focus Group. Making his home in Jacksonville, FL, Devin is a participating member of the local users’ group (JSSUG).


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