An advantage of embedding an Excel file into PowerPoint is the ability to edit it live during a presentation. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton will teach users how to add a file hyperlink to an Excel chart pasted as an image so users can click on the sheet live during a presentation, and return to the slideshow.
- [Voiceover] A great way to look…like a really polished professional…is the ability to open your PowerPoint presentation,…click on a chart while on a slide,…have it open up in Excel, and then go right back…to your presentation, all while staying in your slideshow.…Normally, if you want to open an embedded spreadsheet…and look at it while you're presenting,…you'd have to exit out of the presentation,…come into this Slide Navigator view,…double-click on the workbook and open it up.…I'm going to show you a way that you can open up…your Excel workbook right in the slideshow itself.…
We're going to create a hyperlink to the file.…Let's open up Excel.…I have a slide already to go and a chart…waiting to be put in that slide.…Here's the average stay data of our hotel rooms.…I'm going to copy this chart.…I'll go into Excel, secondary-click, and choose Copy.…Now I'll come back over to my slide,…I'll click the down arrow next to Paste…and I'll choose Paste as Picture.…I can arrange this how I want.…I'll make it so it's nice and visible…
- Identify where you can add frequently used tools to access them easily.
- Recognize the tool that allows you to match a color from any of a slide’s contents.
- Recall the benefits of using sections.
- Explain what smart guides consist of.
- List the steps needed to practice presenting your presentation and keep track of how long it takes.
- Name what the Presenter view includes.