Data labels from third column in scatter plot

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Data labels from third column in scatter plot

Postby Rayosu » Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:52 am

I need to make an X/Y scatter plot in which all data points are labeled, but I can't get it to work.
The data is in 3 columns.
Column A: labels (text). These should go next to or above all the points in the graph.
Column B: X-axis values.
Column C: Y-axis values.
Whatever I do, the data labels I get are the Y-axis values. I have tried everything I could think of, and I searched here and elsewhere for a solution (unsuccessfully, unfortunately), but nothing seems to work. The data points keep being labeled by the values in column C rather than by the labels in column A.
Is there a way to get the data in column A to show up in the labels above the data points?
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Re: data labels from third column in scatter plot

Postby FJCC » Sun Feb 16, 2020 7:09 am

The attached file has an example. Double click on the plot to put it in edit mode and then look at the menu Insert -> Data Labels. Notice that I selected Show Category.
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