#### Adding a certain text label in a excel chart

```I am plotting in regularly basis a certain set of data in excel.
Based on some data analysis this set of data has to be fitted to these
equations:
y = 1/x^a  	(1) 	and /or
y = b/x^c 	                (2)
from data analysis, constants a, b and c are found and are placed lets say
in cells A1, B1, C1.
On my graph, I am putting then two small text labels where the real equation
is displayed: smth. like: y = 1/ x^3.45  and / or  y = 0.256 / x^3.12    The
whole process is similar with excel curve fitting, when the “show equation on
chart” is checked.

My question is: Can I somehow “automate” the procedure of creating and
putting these text labels on excel graph.

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Tim wrote:

> I am plotting in regularly basis a certain set of data in excel.
> Based on some data analysis this set of data has to be fitted to these
> equations:
> y = 1/x^a  	(1) 	and /or
> y = b/x^c 	                (2)
> from data analysis, constants a, b and c are found and are placed lets say
> in cells A1, B1, C1.
> On my graph, I am putting then two small text labels where the real equation
> is displayed: smth. like: y = 1/ x^3.45  and / or  y = 0.256 / x^3.12    The
> whole process is similar with excel curve fitting, when the “show equation on
> chart” is checked.
>
> My question is: Can I somehow “automate” the procedure of creating and
> putting these text labels on excel graph.
>

```
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9/28/2005 7:00:34 PM
```Tim -

Build the label in another cell (for example, D1):

="y = "&B1&" / x^" & C1

Then select the chart, press the equals key, and click on D1. Excel inserts a
textbox into the chart which is linked to this cell.

To get the appropriate code for automating this process, run the macro recorder
while doing the above.

- Jon
-------
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
http://PeltierTech.com/
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Tim wrote:

> I am plotting in regularly basis a certain set of data in excel.
> Based on some data analysis this set of data has to be fitted to these
> equations:
> y = 1/x^a  	(1) 	and /or
> y = b/x^c 	                (2)
> from data analysis, constants a, b and c are found and are placed lets say
> in cells A1, B1, C1.
> On my graph, I am putting then two small text labels where the real equation
> is displayed: smth. like: y = 1/ x^3.45  and / or  y = 0.256 / x^3.12    The
> whole process is similar with excel curve fitting, when the “show equation on
> chart” is checked.
>
> My question is: Can I somehow “automate” the procedure of creating and
> putting these text labels on excel graph.
>

```
 0
9/28/2005 7:03:29 PM

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