Separating Individual Wedges from a Pie Chart
To make pie wedges more visually prominent, you can separate them from the pie.
Separate a pie wedge by
using the Explode slider.
Here are ways to separate pie wedges:
To move a single wedge away from the center of a 2D or 3D pie chart, select it and
then drag it or use the Explode control in the Chart inspector.
To separate all the wedges away from the center of a 3D pie chart, select the chart
before using the Explode control.
To move multiple wedges away from the center of a 2D or 3D pie chart, use
Shift-click or Command-click to select the wedges and then drag them or use the
You can add a series name or data point label to distinguish individual wedges even
further. See “Formatting the Elements in a Chart’s Data Series” on page 148.