Scatter Chart Question #2

Hi Folks:

I've made a scatter chart that looks the way I need it to.
When I "hover" the mouse over the data points, I get the point values as I 
expect in the yellow box.

My question:
    Instead of the data point values, is it possible to get a picture in the 
pop-up ??

Many thanks

sboak.ele (43)
1/6/2006 8:37:58 PM
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You don't have a lot of control over the content of these chart tips, beside 
turning them on and off.

If you want to customize the labels, you can download the Chart Hover Label 
add-in from Tushar Mehta's web site (

To show a picture you will have to recreate Tushar's approach with pictures 
rather than text boxes (or rectangles, whatever his program uses). This 
means you will have to learn a little about chart events. You might find my 
Chart Events article helpful:

You use the event code to detect when a point has been moused over. The code 
determines which series and point this was, and displays the appropriate 

- Jon
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
Tutorials and Custom Solutions

"s boak" <> wrote in message 
> Hi Folks:
> I've made a scatter chart that looks the way I need it to.
> When I "hover" the mouse over the data points, I get the point values as I 
> expect in the yellow box.
> My question:
>    Instead of the data point values, is it possible to get a picture in 
> the pop-up ??
> Many thanks
> Steve

jonxlmvpNO (4558)
1/7/2006 2:14:32 AM

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