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Tie the Chart Title to a Cell

Problem: I want the chart title to be calculated on the fly.

Strategy: Build your formula in a cell on the worksheet. You can use any formula and concatenation to build a complete title.

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Figure 1050 Build the text for your title in a formula.

Select the title in the chart. Make sure that it has a solid box around the title. If you have a dashed line around the title, you are in text edit mode. Click on the dashed line to make it a solid line.

Click in the formula bar. Type an equals sign. Click on the cell that contains your formula. The formula bar will show a formula that looks like it is pointing to another worksheet, =’Daily Plan’!$N$30. When you press enter, the words from the cell will appear in the title. You might need to adjust the font to make it fit.

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Figure 1051 The title will update as the formula recalculates.

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