Callouts on Charts in Excel

I have created an Excel document and on one of the Sheets I created a chart.  On the chart I have inserted several call-outs and shapes to bring attention to several points on the Chart.

Problem: When I print the chart or paste it into an Out-Look email, only some the call-outs come with it.
Some do, some don't.  So its not that they can't or not supposed to.
How do set the callouts so that there are part of the chart -or- the callouts see the chart as the parent object ?
Is there a property somewhere that be set ?

Thanks
sidwelleAsked:
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Ejgil HedegaardCommented:
I don't think there is a property you can set, but to make the shape a part of the chart, it has to be inserted on the chart.
So select the chart before you make the shape on the chart.

If a shape is not part of the chart, then cut it, Ctrl+x, select the chart and paste, Ctrl+v.
It will be inserted in the top left corner.
Then move the shape to the position you want on the chart.
You can also format the shape, and there will be an option where you can select if you want the shape to resize with the chart.

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sidwelleAuthor Commented:
A little brute force, but it worked.  I guess that I didn't realize that I created the call-out on the SS and then drug it to the chart.
Didn't find the 'Move with ...' property. I think I have seen it, just can't find it again. What menu is it under ?
Ejgil HedegaardCommented:
I use Excel 2007 here, where it can be found by right click the shape, and then the menu Size.
In later versions everything is changed, not sure where it is there.
I will take a look Monday when I have access to that.
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sidwelleAuthor Commented:
I am using Office 2016,  Word & Excel.
Its what our corporate loaded on the machine

Thanks
sidwelleAuthor Commented:
I found 'size with chart', but as my chart grows with new dates added, it does not always point to the chart item that its describing.

Thanks for looking.
sidwelleAuthor Commented:
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