A histogram chart is a chart that displays the shape of the distribution.
A histogram looks like a bar chart but group values for a continuous measure into range. In the histogram, each bar represents the height of the number of values present in that range.
To create a histogram, we need only one measure. It creates the additional bin field for the measure.
For example, consider the data source such as Sample-Superstore, and if you to find the Quantities of sales for different Segment. For this, follow the below procedure step by step, such as:
Step 1: Go to the worksheet.
Step 2: Drag the measure Quantity into the columns shelf.
Step 3: Click on the "show me" toolbar and select the histogram chart icon, shown in the below screenshot.
NOTE: The histogram chart is available in "show me" when the view contains only one measure and no dimensions.
Step 4: After selecting the histogram chart as the chart type. Then,
Step 5: Drag the dimension Segment and drop into the Color shelf under the Marks pane.
After adding the Segment field to Color shelf, you can see a relationship between the Segment field and the Quantity of item as per order is shown in the below screenshot.
Step 6: Hold the Ctrl key in the keyboard and drag CNT(Quantity) field from the rows shelf Label shelf under the Marks pane.
Step 7: Right-click on the CNT(Quantity) field in Marks pane. And
Now each colored section of each bar shows its percentage of total quantity shown in the following screenshot.