To change the colors used in a chart, use the color picker on the chart styles panel. You can set colors for:
- bars, lines, areas, bubbles, maps, and other visuals on charts
- legends on charts
- tables for conditional formatting
- tags and editing the colors
To change the chart colors, you need at least one column in the chart’s legend. If the chart does not have a legend (not all do) and it is a single-measure chart, you can apply a conditional format to change the color. This type of conditional formatting does not work with Line charts.
Colors are maintained across searches within a session. For example, when doing a search on revenue by state, each state will keep its color assigned to it even if you change the search or chart type.
Set colors on a chart
While viewing your search or answer as a chart, click Edit chart styles () to open the Styles panel.
On the chart, click the color icon of the label or legend value you would like to change the color of.
Use the color picker to choose a new color to represent that value.
You can also enter a HEX value directly.
Your changes are saved immediately.
Click the X at top right to dismiss the styles panel.
Set pie chart slice colors
To customize the colors of each slice in a pie chart.
While viewing your search or answer as a pie chart, click Edit chart styles () to open the Styles panel.
Assign a color of your choice to each pie slice.
Click and choose Update to save the changes.
Optionally, you can click Reset to use the default colors.