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There are only two small changes in the September 2020 Power BI Desktop update
Part two of a three-part series of blogs

You can now add total labels to a stacked or combination chart, and there are improvements to mobile layout, but in truth there's not much to get excited about for the September 2020 Power BI update.

  1. The September 2020 update to Power BI Desktop
  2. Showing total labels for stacked and combo charts (this blog)
  3. Various changes to mobile layout and the mobile app

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Posted by Andy Brown on 26 September 2020

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Showing total labels for stacked and combo charts

You can now display total labels for certain stacked and combo charts:

Total labels

The new Total labels formatting card allows you to specify labels for each data point (data labels) and for the total for each column (total labels).

 

Here's what the above (fairly tasteless) choices would give:

Example of data labels

The total labels are in bright red on a yellow background (unfortunately).

If you set the Split positive and negative option, you'll get this:

Split positive and negative

These labels show a sum of all the negative values, and separately a sum of all of the positive values.

And that's about all there is to say about total labels!

  1. The September 2020 update to Power BI Desktop
  2. Showing total labels for stacked and combo charts (this blog)
  3. Various changes to mobile layout and the mobile app
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