By adjusting the appearance of a chart in Microsoft PowerPoint, you can make it much easier to see. Also, you are able to more effectively share information with your audience.
- [Instructor] Now that we've got the basic chart built, … let's format it a bit to make the text and labels … a bit easier to see. … If I want to quickly format this. … I could take advantage of the design ideas here, … and you'll see different options presented. … We can also close this here. … And instead, with the chart selected, … take a look at Chart Design. … And you'll see several one-click styles available. … This gives you an idea of different ways … of presenting your data. … I like style five here. … Now, that looks good. … Now, let's control … which information is displayed in this chart. … To do this, I'll click the plus button here. … And I can remove items that aren't needed. … For example, I don't think we need the chart title here, … because we already have a title on the slide. … As I mouse over, you'll also see … that we can view the different elements. … For example, maybe I don't need this vertical axes here, … or the depth. … Now, I feel this is a little bit cleaner, …
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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