Add annotations

Writing a title and introduction isn't always enough to explain the chart to your readers but you can highlight the most important information on the chart using annotations. This helps guide readers through the chart and tells them what exactly to pay attention to.

To add annotations:

  1. In the upper-right corner, click Edit.
  2. Click Annotations to expand it.

Custom labels

  1. Click Add custom label .
  2. Hover the value on the chart and click to add the custom label.
  3. Type in the Annotation label.

    Annotation labels can be formatted using the bold and italic ​options at the top of the popup window.

  4. Choose text position from dropdown menu.
  5. Click DONE.

Horizontal range

  1. Click Add horizontal range horizontal-range.png.
  2. Click and drag on chart where you want to add range.
  3. Type in the Annotation label.

    Annotation labels can be formatted using the bold and italic ​options at the top of the popup window.

  4. Choose label position from dropdown menu.
  5. Click color indicator to change color.
  6. Set From – To range.
  7. Click DONE.

Horizontal line

  1. Click Add horizontal line horizontal-line.png.
  2. In the chart, click where you want to add a horizontal line.
  3. Type in the Annotation label.

    Annotation labels can be formatted using the bold and italic ​options at the top of the popup window.

  4. Choose label position from dropdown menu.
  5. Click on color indicator to change color.
  6. Choose line style from dropdown menu.
  7. Set line position.
  8. Click DONE.

Vertical range

  1. Click Add vertical range vertical-range.png.
  2. In the chart, click and drag where you want to add vertical range.
  3. Type in the Annotation label.

    Annotation labels can be formatted using the bold and italic options at the top of the popup window.

  4. Choose label position from dropdown menu.
  5. Click on color indicator to change color.
  6. Set From – To range.
  7. Click DONE.

Vertical line

  1. Click Add vertical line vertical-line.png.
  2. In the chart, click where you want to add vertical line.
  3. Type in the Annotation label.

    Annotation labels can be formatted using the bold and italic ​options at the top of the popup window.

  4. Choose label position from dropdown menu.
  5. Click on color indicator to change color.
  6. Choose line style from dropdown menu.
  7. Set line position.
  8. Click DONE.