How to Rotate X Axis Labels in Chart

To rotate X-Axis Labels in a Chart, please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Right-click X-Axis, then click "Format Axis" in the dialog box;

Step 2: In the "Format Axis" window, select "Rotate all text 270" in the Text direction section;

Step 3: The following is the chart after rotating.

Step 4: You can also custom to any other angle in the Alignment section.

  1. Select Horizontal in the "Text direction" box;
  2. Type the degree you want to rotate in the "Custom angle" box (e.g., 20).

Step 5: Here is the chart after rotating 20 degrees.

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