Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Selecting table elements
Navigate to the Oi ceLessons folder. Double-click the PPT03lessons folder, select the
pp0303 Excel i le, and then click Open. You’ll copy the data from this spreadsheet into
the spreadsheet that just opened with the chart in the presentation.
In pp0303, click the Select All box located to the left of column A. PowerPoint highlights
the spreadsheet. Press Ctrl+C to copy the data.
Click the Select All box.
Click Chart on the status bar to return to the spreadsheet associated with the
Click Chart on the status bar.
In the Excel spreadsheet, click the Select All button and press Ctrl+V to paste the data.
Notice that the PowerPoint slide rel ects the data you entered on the spreadsheet.
Save the PowerPoint presentation by pressing Ctrl+S. Now you can close both
Excel spreadsheets. If prompted, decline the option to have Excel save your copied
information on the clipboard for later use, as you no longer need it.
Changing the chart type
In this exercise, you will change the chart type from a bar chart to a column chart.
In slide 4, click anywhere on the chart to select it. In the Chart Tools tab, click Design
and then in the Type group, click Change Chart Type. PowerPoint displays the Change
Chart Type dialog box.
Select Column from the menu and click OK. The chart changes from bars to columns.
Press Ctrl+S to save the presentation and then select File > Close.
You have completed the short presentation entitled Destined to Travel. As you can see,
your presentations can be exciting and powerful. PowerPoint allows you to add elements
like tables and charts to make your presentation eff ective.