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    Formatting Data Label
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    FlexPie 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 FlexPie data labels, set the Border and BorderStyle properties provided by DataLabel class.

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

    // Enable Border 
    flexPie.DataLabel.Border = true;

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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 FlexPie chart, you need to use the ConnectingLine property.

    Use the following code snippet to set the connecting lines.

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

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    Modifying Appearance

    FlexPie includes various styling options, to enhance the clarity of data labels. To modify the appearance of FlexPie 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
    flexPie.DataLabel.Style.FontFamily = new FontFamily("GenericSerif");
    flexPie.DataLabel.Style.StrokeThickness = 2;

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