How to Warp X-Axis labels in Excel

This post will guide you how to wrap the text of x-Axis labels on Excel Charts. How do I wrap x axis labels in a chart in Excel 2013/2016.

Warp X Axis Labels

Assuming that you have created a column chart with relatively long labels on X axis the program by default puts the label in one line. And the axis labels are overlapping onto each other. So you may be want to warp axis labels in your chart. How to force the Excel to wrap x-axis labels in your chart. Just do the following steps:

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Step1: select one label cell in your source data (such as: Cell A2), and replace the original label with the following formula:


Step2: you would see that all X axis labels have been wrapped.

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Note: you can also add a line break in your label cell with ALT + ENTER shortcut, it will also be reflected in your chart to warp X-Axis labels.

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