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Sunburst Chart / Data Labels / Formatting Data Labels
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    Formatting Data Labels
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    Sunburst provides various options to format data labels according to your requirements. You can use connecting lines to connect the data labels, set and style borders of data labels, and customize the appearance of data labels.

    The topic comprises of three sections:

    Setting and Styling Borders

    To add and style borders to Sunburst data labels, set the Border and BorderStyle properties provided by DataLabelBase class.

    Use the following code snippet to add borders to data labels of Sunburst.

    // Enable Border 
    sunburst.DataLabel.Border = true;sunburst.DataLabel.BorderStyle.StrokeThickness = 2;

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    Connecting DataLabels to Data Points

    In case the data labels are placed away from the data points, you can connect them using connecting lines.

    To enable connecting lines in Sunburst chart, you need to use the ConnectingLine property.

    Use the following code snippet to set the connecting lines.

    //Enable connecting line
    sunburst.DataLabel.ConnectingLine = true;

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    Modifying Appearance

    Sunburst includes various styling options, to enhance the clarity of data labels. To modify the appearance of Sunburst chart, you need to use the Style property. It allows you to modify the font family, fill color, use stroke brush for data labels, set width for stroke brush and more.

    In the example code, we have modified the font used in the chart and set the stroke width property. Use the following code snippet to modify the appearance of the chart.

    // Modifying appearance of data labels
    sunburst.DataLabel.Style.FontFamily = new FontFamily("GenericSansSerif");sunburst.DataLabel.Style.StrokeThickness = 2;

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