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Create Dynamic Charts in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2007 and Beyond by Reinhold Scheck

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Additional Lines as Eye-Catcher

For dynamic models that are used for presentations in front of an audience, the control of attention is a very important component. Everything must be flexible here, the viewer’s attention should be attracted by different things and—even more important—should be caught there for a while. A relatively eye-catching screen element changes its position and remains at the new position until you define another position for it. This effect is hard to achieve with strange-looking pointers but rather easy with a visual alert that is located anywhere in the object and whose position can be changed.

To the most effective elements of that kind belong moving lines—running either horizontal or vertical or both—with an eye-catching ...

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