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Excel® Data Analysis: Your visual blueprint™ for creating and analyzing data, charts, and PivotTables, 3rd Edition by Denise Etheridge

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Chapter 16. ILLUSTRATING YOUR IDEAS

Insert a Text Box

A text box is a graphic that displays text. You draw the text box and then you type the text. You can add any amount of text to a text box; your text will automatically wrap when it reaches the width of the box. If you want your text box to be a perfect square, press and hold the Shift key as you click and drag to create the box. If you want it to align with the cell grid, press and hold the Alt key as you click and drag.

You can use a text box to create logos, add text to graphics, or annotate your worksheet. Additionally, you can apply a style, which is a set of formats, to a text box.

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