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trying to find a way to insert a table into an active chart area.

unlike inserting charts as objects inside of a spreadsheet, i am trying to insert a table of the spreadsheet into the chart window.

the purpose is so that i may have a numerical reference to my data.

usually i post questions to which i have begun work on - but i have had no luck even brainstorming how this would be done!

the ONLY solution i have surmised is to insert a table into a chart area as an Object(picture)

but how would one write a macro for making dynamic range screen shotpicture files?

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