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Annotate time series

This section explains how to create annotations in the Time series panel. To read more about annotations support in Grafana please refer to Annotations.

Add annotation

  1. In the dashboard click on the Time series panel. A context menu will appear.
  2. In the context menu click on Add annotation. Add annotation context menu
  3. Add an annotation description and tags(optional). Add annotation popover
  4. Click save.

Alternatively, to add an annotation, Ctrl/Cmd+Click on the Time series panel and the Add annotation popover will appear

Add region annotation

  1. In the dashboard Ctrl/Cmd+click and drag on the Time series panel. Add annotation popover
  2. Add an annotation description and tags(optional).
  3. Click save.

Edit annotation

  1. In the dashboard hover over an annotation indicator on the Time series panel. Add annotation popover
  2. Click on the pencil icon in the annotation tooltip.
  3. Modify the description and/or tags.
  4. Click save.

Delete annotation

  1. In the dashboard hover over an annotation indicator on the Time series panel. Add annotation popover
  2. Click on the trash icon in the annotation tooltip.