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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints by Mickey Stuewe, Marlon Ribunal

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Showing a data label

Aside from formatting, our report is still missing something. Remember that what we want to see is a distribution of sales value among the territories. The bars do not really tell that story. We want to see the percentage distribution.

Let's do just that.

Select the bar, and then right-click on it to display the Series Properties context menu. Select Show Data Labels as shown in the following screenshot:

Showing a data label

When the label appears on the bar, select and right-click on it to display its context menu. Select Series Label Properties as shown in the following screenshot:

On the Series Label Properties dialog box, click on the expression ...

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