The Drawing toolbar contains several tools to further embellish your charts and worksheets. For more information, see "Adding Graphics"
Have you ever been lost in a shopping mall, unable to determine your location or find the store you're looking for? When this happens, it's comforting to find the mall map, with its familiar You Are Here arrow and message that identify your current location and help you get your bearings. As you design your charts, you can use Excel's charting commands to add similar pointers to your own pictures. If you have important aspects that you want to highlight, this could be the perfect tool.
Text and arrows are independent of each other and float freely over the chart where you place them. You can use them individually or together in your charts.
To highlight a chart attribute by adding an arrow, follow these steps:
To add text to the arrow, follow these steps:
You can reposition free-floating text boxes and arrows in your chart by selecting them and dragging them with the mouse. To delete a text box or arrow, select the object and press Delete.