adding arrows, etc. inside the chart


K

K. Georgiadis

this is so basic that I'm almost embarrassed to ask.

I added an arrow inside the plotting area to draw
attention to one of the data series. Whether or not I
select "bring to front" or "bring forward," the arrow is
only visible when the cursor is outside the chart.
Consequently, if I select the chart, the arrow will not
print.

I know that, in the case of text, one can make it an
integral part of the chart by selecting the chart, simply
typing the desired text and then moving it to the desired
spot. What is the drill for autoshapes?
 
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J

Jon Peltier

You have to select the chart, then click on the arrow button, then draw
your arrow. You apparently didn't have the chart selected when you drew
the shape, so it floated above the chart, but was not one with the chart.

- Jon
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