There are a few options for getting Excel charts onto PowerPoint presentations. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton details the differences between linking to an Excel file and embedding a file directly into the presentation. She walks users through how to do each step, and the pros and cons of each method.
- If you have a Excel chart you'd like…to put on PowerPoint, you have a few options.…I'd like to take you through the entire process.…So, the first thing that we'll do…is make a quick chart out of this data.…I have some room names and the number of units…for each of those room names.…I'll scroll all the way to the bottom,…hold down the Shift key on my keyboard,…and select all the data that I want to included in my chart.…From here, I'll change to the Insert ribbon tab in Excel…and choose Recommended Charts.…I'll choose one that I think would look good…on my presentation and useful.…
So, I'll select it and it's instantly made.…Now I can secondary click, and choose Copy.…We're ready to move on to PowerPoint.…I'll minimize this and open up my presentation.…I'll create a brand new slide.…I'll change the layout so that it's blank,…and now we're ready to paste our chart in.…Here's where we need to make a choice…how we want that chart to appear in PowerPoint.…On the Home ribbon tab, instead of clicking Paste,…click the down arrow to the right of Paste.…
- Identify where you can add frequently used tools to access them easily.
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- Recall the benefits of using sections.
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