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1390108 - Location of data labels on a pie chart is not changing on a report


  • Put the data labels on a different position of the pie chart.
  • The changes are not reflected in the Pie chart.
  • Values are always displayed on the side of the frame with a connecting line.


Crystal Reports 2008

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Pie Chart report.
  2. Right-click the Chart > click Chart Options.
  3. Click Data Labels.
  4. Check the Show Values option.
  5. Select Inside Edge, Outside Edge, Outside Pie or Center Slice for Values Location option.
  6. Select OK.


In the Chart Expert on the Options Tab Auto-Arrange is checked.


  1. Go to Chart Expert.
  2. Click the Options Tab.
  3. Uncheck Auto-Arrange. Click OK.
  4. Right-click the Chart.
  5. Go to Chart Options. Click the Data Labels tab.
  6. Choose the desired options (center Slice, Inside Slice, etc.). Click OK.



center slice, CR 2008, XI 3.0, XI 3.1, XI 3.x , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Problem


Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1