Add and customize charts in your accessible design with the following steps:
Create a chart
Select or click on "Charts" in the left sidebar to add a chart or table to the design canvas.
column and stacked column charts
bar and stacked bar charts
area and stacked area charts
Resize the chart to fit the area on your design canvas you want to fill.
Add data to a chart
Select the chart.
Click the "Data" tab in the "Edit Chart" panel that comes up on the right side, overlaying the design canvas.
Type or paste values into the spreadsheet; the chart will update automatically on the design canvas.
Change the color of the Legend with the color picker square under the "Legend" heading in the "Setup" tab of the "Edit Chart" panel. You can also toggle the legend on and off to display or remove it.
Change chart colors
Open the "Chart Style" heading in the "Setup" tab of the "Edit Chart" panel.
Use the color picker square next to each data category to change the color that data will be displayed with on the chart.
The Contrast Ratio at the bottom of the color picker menu will automatically display whether the color meets color contrast ratio guidelines.
Use the color picker next to any element of the chart under "Setup" to change its colors.
Colors and other design elements help make data and charts more accessible to visually impaired readers or readers with other accommodation needs.
Add alt text to your chart
Select the chart.
Click or select the "Alt Text" button in the top toolbar to open the "Add Alt Text" modal (box) and enter descriptive text for your chart. Click "Save" when you're done.
Writing descriptive text for complex non-text elements like charts can be daunting because they contain a lot of information. Learn more about writing long and short alt text for complex elements in designs.
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