The chart legend displays the color of data series in a chart and the respective series name. This helps your audience to distinguish between different variables in a chart and is especially useful when working with multidimensional data. In datapine, you can easily modify and customize the legend of your charts. The following steps demonstrate how to edit and design the chart legend.


  1. Go to the Chart Creator with a click on the Analyze button in the upper navigation bar.
  2. Choose a chart type from the dropdown menu on the tool bar and build your chart either by Drag & Drop or using the SQL Box.
  3. Click on the gear wheel icon in the upper right corner of your chart and select Format Chart Area from the dropdown menu.
  4. The Chart Options will be now displayed on the right side of the screen. Scroll down to the Legend section.In this section, you can choose where you would like to place your legend and change the appearance by editing the font type or color.
  5. Please click on apply to populate the changes to your chart.

edit chart legend in datapine


Tip: With a click on one of the variables in the chart legend you can temporarily exclude this data set from the chart.