I'm having an issue with my pie charts . When I'm reporting on a small number of data items the labels look neat but when I report on about ten data items that have descriptions that are more that 10 characters long while using PieEnhancer attribute <cewolf:param name="simpleLabels" value="false" />, these descriptions begin to be wrapped into the label text boxes in a manner I cannot control , as well as these label text boxes appearing to be overlapping each other such that you cannot make out anything from the information contained in the text boxes.
The appearance with <cewolf:param name="simpleLabels" value="true" /> is worse as some labels are completely overlapped as they appear one over the other but the dimesions here allow have a longer length to display the labels.
Is there a way to change the dimensions of the labels (label text boxes) so that they do not overlap and appear crowded on a pie chart using a post processor and can I enforce a gap between the labels.
If this is not possible I will be forced to drop these pie charts from my reports.
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
One solution would be to make the chart wider - that way the labels will be wider, and won't wrap (assuming simpleLabels=false).
Another solution might be not to have any labels in the chart itself, but instead to use a separate legend (which could be on any of the sides of the chart, or be a completely separate image).