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Data Label placement

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Krishna Sankar on 06 Jan 2016 10:36:48

Currently there is no ability to control where data labels are placed on a graph. Could you please add this functionality similar to Excel where the report designer can control the placement of data labels (Ex. In a Bar Graph) at the bottom, in the middle or at the end). This is extremely essential to design great reports and dashboards

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Katie Singer on 05 Jul 2020 23:29:49

RE: Data Label placement

The ability to adjust and show labels directly on the chart instead of a legend also follows the best pratices of accessibilty and visualization comprehension. A good example of this is in Esri's ArcGIS products which have the ability to set what is most important in labeling while still having the labels be dynamically placed.

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Power BI User on 05 Jul 2020 22:45:46

RE: Data Label placement

Gosh, yes please. I don't know why this doesn't have more activity. PowerBi is far too reliant on tooltips to get information to users