I want to add a label to each point of my ListPlot[] by using the example from the documentation as a basis:

ListPlot[Labeled[#, #] & /@ Table[Prime[n], {n, 10}], 
         PlotStyle -> PointSize[Medium]]

ListPlot labels

Now I want to increase the spacing of the labels. Labeled[] has the option Spacings for this, but unfortunately, I can't combine them with my plot:

ListPlot[Labeled[#, #, Spacings -> {1, 1}] & /@ 
         Table[Prime[n], {n, 10}], PlotStyle -> PointSize[Medium]]

because it results in the following error:

Labeled::labpos: "Spacings->{1,1} is not a valid position for the placement of labels. "

Is there any way around this problem?

Tested with Mathematica 10.4.1.

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    – Michael E2
    Commented Jul 11, 2016 at 18:17

1 Answer 1


The 3rd position of Labeled is position and dosn't require Spacings.

shiftX = -2;
shiftY = -0.6;

ListPlot[Table[Labeled[Prime[n], Prime[n], {-shiftX, -shiftY}], {n, 10}], DataRange -> All]

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