# Add / Move Data Labels in Charts – Excel & Google Sheets

*In this tutorial, we’ll add and move data labels to graphs in Excel and Google Sheets.*

**Adding and Moving Data Labels in Excel**

**Starting with the Data**

In this example, we’ll start a table and a bar graph. We’ll show how to add label tables and position them where you would like on the graph.

**Adding Data Labels**

- Click on the graph
- Select
**+ Sign**in the top right of the graph - Check
**Data Labels**

**Change Position of Data Labels**

Click on the arrow next to Data Labels to change the position of where the labels are in relation to the bar chart

**Final Graph with Data Labels**

After moving the data labels to the Center in this example, the graph is able to give more information about each of the X Axis Series.

**Adding and Moving Data Labels in Google Sheets**

**Starting with your Data**

We’ll start with the same dataset that we went over in Excel to review how to add and move data labels to charts.

**Add and Move Data Labels in Google Sheets**

- Double Click Chart
- Select
**Customize**under Chart Editor - Select
**Series**

4. Check **Data Labels**

5. Select which Position to move the data labels in comparison to the bars.

**Final Graph with Google Sheets**

After moving the dataset to the center, you can see the final graph has the data labels where we want.