29.5.2 3D Color Pie Chart

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Data Requirements

Select exactly one Y column of values (or a range from one column).

Creating the Graph

Select required data.

From the menu, choose Plot > Bar, Pie, Area: 3D Color Pie Chart.


Click the Pie Chart button on the 2D Graphs toolbar.

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PIE.OTP (installed to the Origin program folder).


The selected values are summed, and the percentage of the total is determined for each selected value. The pie chart displays the percentage of the total for each selected value as a pie section.

Since Origin 2020, Origin's 3D pie chart supports to

  • Set the thickness and radius of the wedges to be incremental
  • Reorder the wedges
  • Explode one or more wedges from the pie.
  • Combine wedges by specifying a threshold percentage/value or your custom selection.
  • Show all wedges as a incomplete pie.
  • Set the thickness of wedges to be incremental.
  • Set the radius of wedges to be incremental


To customize the viewing angle, rotation,radius and center, see The (Plot Details) Pie Geometry tab.

To customize the wedges, such as exploding and combining the wedges, see The (Plot Details) Wedges Tab.

To customize the labels of wedges, see The (Plot Details) Labels tab.