How to Display Data Point Labels Outside a Pie Chart in SSRS Report

How to Display Data Point Labels Outside a Pie Chart in SSRS Report

To display data point labels inside a pie chart

  1. Add a pie chart to your report. For more information, see Add a Chart to a Report (Report Builder and SSRS).

  2. On the design surface, right-click on the chart and select Show Data Labels.

To display data point labels outside a pie chart

  1. Create a pie chart and display the data labels.

  2. Open the Properties pane.

  3. On the design surface, click on the pie itself to display the Category properties in the Properties pane.

  4. Expand the CustomAttributes node. A list of attributes for the pie chart is displayed.

  5. Set the PieLabelStyle property to Outside.

  6. Set the PieLineColor property to Black. The PieLineColor property defines callout lines for each data point label.

To prevent overlapping labels displayed outside a pie chart

  1. Create a pie chart with external labels.

  2. On the design surface, right-click outside the pie chart but inside the chart borders and select Chart Area Properties.The Chart Area Properties dialog box appears.

  3. On the 3D Options tab, select Enable 3D.

  4. If you want the chart to have more room for labels but still appear two-dimensional, set the Rotation and Inclination properties to 0.