Data Labels

Data Labels typically describe the actual value for a measure as text on a chart, bubble, or heat map. You can use the data labels options in the Discover Lite ribbon to indicate where you want to position those data labels on your visual.

Turn on Data Labels

Each data label button (green) places the data labels in a specific position:

  • Optimized: Pyramid will determine the optimal data label settings.
  • Inside: place data labels inside the chart segments.
  • Outside: place data labels outside the chart segments.

Here, data labels were placed inside:

Here, data labels were placed outside:

Here, the pie charts are too small to place all labels on either the inside or the outside, so data labels were optimized: