How to Add Text Notes to a Point on a Control Chart
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Why It Matters: You may want to add a text box to a point to provide further explanation about your data.
To add a text box to a point:
- Click on the point:
Tip: The first time you click on a point, Excel will select the whole line. Click on the point a second time to select just the point. If you have done this correctly, Excel will highlight your point.
- Select the QI Macros Chart menu and select Add Text to Point:
- A window will open with an input area for the text you want to add. Simply type the text in the window and click OK:
- The text box will be added to the point. Use Excel's format tools to increase the font, bold the text and add color:
- We recommend you add text to explain any points that have been removed from the control chart calculations.
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