Editing and Formatting Data Labels

Procedure

Editing data labels

  1. Select on the data label you want to change.

A small black box appears on either side of each of the data labels in the data series.

  1. Click on the data label again.

    A small black box appears at each of the four corners of the data label.

  2. Click on the data label a third time.

A vertical cursor appears. You can move the cursor using the arrows and can edit the text.

Aligning data labels

  1. Double-click the data label.
  2. Choose Alignment.
  3. Select the required Text alignment and the Orientation.

Positioning data labels

  1. Double-click the data label.
  2. Choose Alignment.
  3. Select the required Position.

Specifying the number format of data labels

  1. Double-click the data label.
  2. Choose Number.
  3. Select the required number format.

Specifying the text format of data labels

  1. Double-click the data label.
  2. Choose Font.
  3. Select the required text format.

Specifying the border and fill attributes of data labels

  1. Double-click the data label.
  2. Choose Pattern.
  3. Specify the border and fill attributes.