Assign unique colors to chart elements in Google Sheets

What’s changing

Now, when you’re working on a chart in Sheets, you can give a design element (such as a bar on a bar graph or a point or line on a line graph) a unique color, instead of all similar elements being the same color. This works for bar charts, column charts, line charts, scatter charts and for certain series in combination charts.

Who’s impacted

End users

Why you’d use it

You can emphasize a part of a chart by changing its color to a different one than the main color of the series, allowing you to tell a better story.

How to get started

  • Admins: No action needed
  • End users: To learn more about this new feature, check out this Help Center article.

Helpful links

Help Center: Add & edit a chart or graph


Rollout details

G Suite editions
  • Available to all G Suite editions 
On/off by default?
  • This feature will be ON by default.

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