How do I Add and Edit a Data Label on My Chart?

There are a number of ways you can add data labels to your chart. Click here for a guide on how to add a symbol (e.i %, $) to a data label. 

  1. If your chart has no labels jump to Add Data Labels.
  2. If the chart is already labelled jump to Edit the Data Labels.

How to Add Data labels?

  1. Double click on the chart or click on the chart once then select Edit Chart
  2. Once the chart menu is open click on Settings.
  3. Toggle on Show Labels
    1. Tip: For a chart with an X and Y axis toggle on Show Y-Axis if you want to change the chart labels along the Y-Axis. Likewise, toggle on Show X-Axis if you want to change the symbol to the X-Axis.
  4. You can now edit the color, font style, font size and more. Click here to learn how to add a symbol such as % or $ to your chart.
  5. Click the green Save button, found in the top right corner of your chart menu.

How to Edit Data Labels?

  1. Click on the data label.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Click on Show Labels.
    1. Tip: For a chart with an X and Y axis click on Show Y-Axis if you want to change the chart labels along the Y-Axis. Likewise, click on Show X-Axis if you want to change the symbol to the X-Axis.
  4. You can now edit the font size, color, style, and more. If you want to add a symbol such as % or $ to your chart click here.
  5. Click the green Save button found in the top right corner of your chart menu.

What Next?

For more help articles about charts click here. You can also learn how to pick the right chart for your design by clicking here

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