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Insert "%" symbol to a number without converting it to string

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Is it possible to add a "%" character/symbol to a number without converting it to a string?

I tried to use this code:
| eval percentage = round((On_time/Total)*100)."%"

But it converted the number into a string, so when I try to use the "percentage" field as an overlay in a Column Chart, it does not show anything. It has to be an integer.
I want it to have the "%" character so that when I hover over the overlay, the value would have the "%" sign so that it would be easy to know that it is a percentage, not just any number.

Is this possible?

I hope anyone can help me with this.

Thank you.

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By definition, a field with anything other than digits or '.' is a string. There is no way around that.
If you were using a pie chart, you could use the SimpleXML charting.chart.showPercent option to display percentages, but that is not supported by other chart types.

If this reply helps you, an upvote would be appreciated.
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