Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Adding a Chart to Your Presentation
✓ Create the chart separately in Microsoft Excel and then paste the chart
into PowerPoint. This is the most common method if the chart is based
on data that’s already stored in an Excel workbook.
Adding a new slide with a chart
The following procedure shows how to insert a new slide that contains a chart:
1. Move to the slide that you want the new slide to follow.
2. Click the Home tab and then click the New Slide button in the Slides
This action reveals a list of slide layouts.
3. Click one of the slide layouts that includes a Content placeholder.
Several slide types include a Content placeholder. When you click the
one you want, a slide with the selected layout is added to your
presentation, as shown in Figure 13-1. (In this case, I chose the “Title and
Figure 13-1: A slide with a content placeholder.
As you can see, the Content placeholder includes six little icons for
inserting different types of content:
• Table: Inserts a table, as described in Chapter 16.