Use the Quick Chart web part

When you add a modern page to a site, you add and customize web parts, which are the building blocks of your page. This article describes the Quick chart web part.

Note: Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have opted in to the Targeted Release program. This means that you may not yet see this feature or it may look different than what is described in the help articles.

Pie chart and Column chart examples.

Use the Quick chart web part to add simple, basic charts to your page. Enter your data points or get data from a list, add labels, pick your chart type -- column or pie -- and publish.

Add the Quick chart web part

  1. If you're not in edit mode already, click Edit at the top right of the page.

  2. Hover your mouse above or below an existing web part or under the title region, click Circled plus sign used to add a modern web part to a page , and then select the Quick chart web part.

  3. To add a title, click on the chart. You'll see a blinking cursor where you can enter the text for the title.

  4. Click Edit web part Web part edit button to configure the settings for your Quick chart.

  5. In the toolbox on the right, choose a chart type.

  6. In the Data section, choose to enter data manually or get data from an existing SharePoint list.

    Enter data manually: Select the Enter data option, and then add a label and a numeric value for each data point. Click + Add to create additional data points up to a maximum of 12 data points.

    Get data from a SharePoint list: Select the option to Get data from a SharePoint list on this site, and then select the list.

    Quick chart web part settings

    Note: The option to Get data from a SharePoint list on this site is not available in SharePoint Server 2019.

  7. Under Layout, you can optionally add labels for the horizontal (x) axis and the vertical (y) axis for column charts. 

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