You can copy cells from an Excel workbook onto PowerPoint. You can turn your text into a table that's directly editable from within PowerPoint, as an embedded workbook, as a photo, or a text box with no formatting. Staff author Jess Stratton demonstrates each method and how to work with the data once it has been pasted to PowerPoint.
- [Voiceover] With my Excel data open,…I can copy this data onto a slide in PowerPoint,…and create a table out of it.…The first thing I'm going to do…is click-and-drag to select all the cells…that I want to copy over.…Secondary-click with the mouse and choose Copy.…Now let's head back into our PowerPoint presentation.…I'll create a New Slide, I'll change the Layout…so that it's Blank, and on the Home ribbon tab,…click the down arrow next to Paste.…We have similar choices that we did in the previous video.…Destination Styles means it's going to choose…a color scheme that matches my presentation.…
If I choose to paste it keeping Source Formatting,…it will still keep it in table format…like it is in Excel, but it's going to look…exactly like it does in Excel,…with whatever font and background choices I have.…I can Embed the workbook.…This has the security considerations…that I told you about in the last video,…and it will make your PowerPoint file size quite large.…However, you'll be able to work with this Excel sheet…
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