Sample data with X, Y, and label columns.
In the third line, at the &, you may want a second line for the label. Click in cell C4 and place the cursor just before the &. Type \n and leave a space after the text. If you don't want the & to appear, you can remove the &. Your text might look like:
The same sample data with X, Y, and label columns.
The last label has the \n designator, to indicate a new line.
Now that the data has been updated, follow these steps to create the graph and add the labels:
- Highlight columns A and B and click the Graphs | Create | Basic | Scatter Plot command ().
- Click on the Line/Scatter Plot 1 in the Object Manager to select it.
- In the Property Manager, click on the Labels tab.
- Check the box next to the Display labels option.
- Uncheck the box next to the Labels in Y column option.
- Change the Column to Column C: Label.
The graph is created with the label on two lines.
The scatter plot is created with the label spanning multiple lines.
Updated September 30, 2016