By adding a chart to a slide deck in Microsoft PowerPoint, you can more effectively communicate information. The audience is able to better understand the information being discussed.
- [Instructor] Let's add a chart to our presentation. … Personally, I don't use charts very often, … but I do find that when I need to communicate … numbers-based information to my audience, … it can be an effective way to show the relationship … between data points. … You have several charting options available … inside of PowerPoint. … This is just a quick overview of the essential features. … Let's navigate to our table. … This is the information that we're going to use … to create a chart. … So we'll click on the slide and then just right click … and choose to duplicate this slide. … Now we have a second copy of the data. … Now I'm going to keep the title as is, … but let's choose to insert a chart. … I'll click on chart. … You see this brings up several choices. … A column chart is a useful way … to compare several sets of data. … For example, if you have two different results, … grouped by category, like we do here, … but you can also use a line chart to show trends over time … or flip the columns on the side for a bar chart, …
This course was created and produced by Rich Harrington.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Approaching a Presentation
2. Building the Outline
3. Using the Outline to Create Slides
4. Working with Text
5. Photos, Video, Charts, and Shapes
6. Animating a Presentation
7. Getting Ready for Playback of Your Presentation
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