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How to create a donut chart with labels? [closed]

asked 2012-03-17 08:31:28 +0100

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updated 2015-09-02 11:53:35 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I am looking at Italo's donut chart

How do I add labels on the chart - like numbers: 300, 12, 8 and 25 on the sample? How to add labels like LibreOffice/OpenOffice in the sample and how to add company names lables? I can't find this options in LibreOffice Calc v3.5.1 on Windows. Were this labels added in LibreOffice or in some image program?

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answered 2014-07-05 02:33:59 +0100

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updated 2014-07-05 02:41:26 +0100

The answer by @mariosv indicates how to create a donut chart. This answer explains how to add labels to data series in later versions (v4.x) of Calc. It appears that in earlier versions (v3.5.x) this feature was not available. In the provided example the labels were likely manually overlaid.

  1. Edit the chart (once created).
  2. Right-click on a data series > Insert Data Labels. Alternatively select only a data point - single segment in the series - via a second click while the series is select > Insert Single Data Label.
  3. Labels for each data point in the series can be further edited (rotated, removed, etc.) selecting and right-click > Format Data Labels... (refer pp.90-91 in the Calc v4.1 User Guide.
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answered 2012-03-17 16:19:20 +0100

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updated 2013-01-23 09:38:23 +0100

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Have you taken a look in the program help?

*Chart Type Pie

On the first page of the Chart Wizard you can choose a chart type. To access this command...

Choose Insert - Chart Pie

A pie chart shows values as circular sectors of the total circle. The length of the arc, or the area of each sector, is proportional to its value.

  • Pie - this subtype shows sectors as colored areas of the total pie, for one data column only. In the created chart, you can click and drag any sector to separate that sector from the remaining pie or to join it back.
  • Exploded pie - this subtype shows the sectors already separated from each other. In the created chart, you can click and drag any sector to move it along a radial from the pie's center.
  • Donut - this subtype can show multiple data columns. Each data column is shown as one donut shape with a hole inside, where the next data column can be shown. In the created chart, you can click and drag an outer sector to move it along a radial from the donut's center.
  • Exploded donut - this subtype shows the outer sectors already separated from the remaining donut. In the created chart, you can click and drag an outer sector to move it along a radial from the donut's center.

Related Topics

  • Inserting Charts
  • Chart Wizard - Chart Type
  • Chart Wizard - Data Range
  • Chart Wizard - Data Series
  • Chart Wizard - Chart Elements*
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Thanks for help. I know how to create a donats (pie) graph. My question is how to create LABELS on donats graph, just like on the link from my first post?

L-user gravatar imageL-user ( 2012-03-19 07:44:46 +0100 )edit

If I understand, while editing the chart, Menu/Insert/Data labels and play with options. But I think no option for automatic arrows with titles out of donut. I think this was made by hand.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2013-01-23 23:05:05 +0100 )edit

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