In this tutorial, I will guide to you how to insert chart in PowerPoint? It is simple with 7 steps, you will have a beautiful chart in PowerPoint.
In the process of using Word, Excel or PowerPoint, inserting graphs and charts is a necessary job, this helps the content you want to present clearer, the types of data or statistics are also displayed in a more understandable way.
If you are an office worker, a student or even a teacher but still do not know how to create graphs and charts yet, that is one of the huge shortages. So, understand its importance, today, in this article, I will show you how to draw column charts in PowerPoint and how to format them in the most standard way.
How to insert chart in PowerPoint?
Step 1: Open PowerPoint on your computer. From the ribbon click on Insert, then select Chart.
Step 2: After the Insert Chart dialog box appears with different chart types, click to select the appropriate chart type and then click OK.
Step 3: A sample Excel statistics table will appear. This statistics table allows us to enter data for your chart.
And now you can start entering the exact data you want to chart into the above Excel table. From the Excel table data, the chart in PowerPoint will be automatically drawn and filled with statistics.
After entering the data into the Excel table, the chart will be automatically generated as shown below.
Step 4: Change the data.
If in case the chart has been drawn and you want to change the data from the Excel table and redraw the chart, right-click the chart and select Edit Data or you can select it directly in Design tab. When changing data in Excel, the chart will be redrawn immediately.
Step 5: Delete data from rows and columns.
In case you not only want to change the data but you want to delete a column or a row, then select the column or row you want to delete, right-click and select Delete.
Step 6: Change the chart format.
When you feel that the chart you have drawn is still not suitable, you can change to another chart format. Right-click on the chart and select Change Chart Type or double click at the chart to move to Design tab, then in the toolbar choose Change Chart Type.
Step 7: Change the font, font format.
Right-click on the chart and select Font. Then choose an arbitrary font.
There will be a Font panel appear, you change the Font in the Latin text font section and can make changes to some other font formats such as: Font color, Font style, Size, Font size, Character Spacing,…
Then click OK to save the changes.
Step 8: Background image insertion.
If you want to insert a background image into the chart, right-click and select Format Chart Area.
A Format Chart Area dialog box will appear for you to insert the background image.
In the Fill section, select Picture or texture fill.
By clicking File, a window will appear to select an image and insert it to the chart.
And this is the result.
In addition, you can use some more editing and formatting functions in the Design and Format tabs. Find out more for yourself! There are many more interesting functions
So I have finished showing you some basic steps in how to draw a column chart on PowerPoint and some ways to reformat the chart. It’s that simple, isn’t it?
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