Adding floating text and text boxes


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Adding floating text and text boxes

In addition to using arrows with text in them or simple arrows to point out certain features of a chart to draw attention to them, you can actually explain certain parts of a chart with text boxes or use free-floating text anywhere within a chart. And we start with these features after having selected the chart from the Layout tab again. And we see a choice called Text Box. Now even though this says Text Box and that would lead you to believe that we'll see a box, I'm going to click and drag a box.

But if we don't do anything with the box in terms of its border or shading, in effect, we're putting in free-form text. So the idea of putting in text is we'll put in the text, and then maybe we'll decide after the fact whether it's going to be in a box or not. So either way, but you can start with Text Box. Maybe we're going to say that 'Data is Preliminary' or something like that. You can imagine a variety of different things that you might be saying her...

Adding floating text and text boxes
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Adding floating text and text boxes provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Dennis Taylor as part of the Excel 2007: Charts in Depth

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Business
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Excel
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