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Graph Text Annotations Showing Behind Shapes

It seems that this should be fairly straightforward, but I am attempting to overlay text annotations on a dcc.Graph component. I have a dictionary of coordinates that specify the locations of the annotations on the plot, and I am also including shapes defined by SVG paths. I would like all of the annotations (as a baseline use case) to have black text (#000000), but it appears that are being rendered “behind” the shapes themselves. Is there a current means to ensure they are brought to the front?

Here is a minimal working example:

import dash
from dash.dependencies import Input, Output
import dash_core_components as dcc
import dash_html_components as html
import plotly.graph_objs as go

labels = {'Point 1': (3.5,5), 'Point 2': (1.5,2), 'Point 3': (3.5,8)}
external_stylesheets = ['']

app = dash.Dash(__name__, external_stylesheets=external_stylesheets)

app.layout = html.Div([

    html.H1('Test', id='test', style={'margin': 50}),

    dcc.Graph(id='my-plot', style={'margin': 10}),


    Output('my-plot', 'figure'),
    [Input('test', 'children')])
def update_graph(val):

    return {

        'data': [go.Scatter(
        ) for k, v in labels.items()],

        'layout': go.Layout(
            margin={'l': 40, 'b': 40, 't': 40, 'r': 40},
                    'type': 'path',
                    'path': ' M 1 1 L 1 3 L 4 1 Z',
                    'fillcolor': 'rgba(44, 160, 101, 0.5)',
                    'line': {
                        'color': 'rgb(44, 160, 101)',
                    'type': 'path',
                    'path': ' M 3,7 L2,8 L2,9 L3,10, L4,10 L5,9 L5,8 L4,7 Z',
                    'fillcolor': 'rgba(255, 140, 184, 0.5)',
                    'line': {
                        'color': 'rgb(255, 140, 184)',

if __name__ == '__main__':

The solution is to set ‘layer’: ‘below’ in the respective shape layout.