Charts, Graphs & Tables in PowerPoint 2013

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How to Add a New PowerPoint 2013 Slide with a Chart

One way to add a chart to your PowerPoint 2013 presentation is to create a new slide by using a layout that includes a Content placeholder (an object that reserves space for content on the slide). Then [more…]

How to Add a Chart to an Existing PowerPoint 2013 Slide

You can add a chart to an existing PowerPoint 2013 slide by using the Insert tab to insert a chart into any slide. Add a chart to your slide by following these steps: [more…]

How to Change the Chart Type in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint 2013 enables you to create 14 basic types of charts. Each type conveys information with a different emphasis. Sales data plotted in a column chart might emphasize the relative performance of [more…]

How to Change the Chart Layout in PowerPoint 2013

A chart layout is a predefined combination of chart elements such as legends, titles, and so on. You can easily change the layout of your charts in PowerPoint 2013. Microsoft studied thousands of charts [more…]

How to Change a Chart's Style in PowerPoint 2013

A chart style is a predefined combination of formatting elements such as colors and shape effects. For PowerPoint 2013, Microsoft provides a large assortment of chart styles to choose from. [more…]

How to Create a SmartArt Diagram in PowerPoint 2013

The easiest way to create a SmartArt diagram in PowerPoint 2013 is to create a new slide and enter the bullet list as if you were going to display the list as normal text and then convert the text to SmartArt [more…]

How to Create Flowcharts in PowerPoint 2013

One type of diagram that people often want to create with PowerPoint 2013 is a flowchart. Although SmartArt doesn’t have an option for creating flowcharts, you can easily create flowcharts by using PowerPoint’s [more…]

How to Use the Draw Table Command in PowerPoint 2013

The Draw Table command in PowerPoint 2013 lets you draw complicated tables onscreen by using a simple set of drawing tools. This command is ideal for creating tables that are not a simple grid of rows [more…]

How to Apply Styles to Tables in PowerPoint 2013

After you’ve created a table in PowerPoint 2013, you can set its style by using the controls under Table Tools on the Ribbon. The easiest way to format a table is by applying one of PowerPoint’s predefined [more…]

How to Work with Chart Data in PowerPoint 2013

The data that provides the numbers plotted in a PowerPoint 2013 chart is stored in an Excel workbook. Depending on how you created the chart, this Excel workbook can either be a separate workbook document [more…]

How to Embellish Charts in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint 2013 enables you to embellish a chart in many ways: You can add titles, labels, legends, and who knows what else. The easiest way to add these elements is by selecting a chart layout. However [more…]

How to Create Organization Charts in PowerPoint 2013

Organization charts are an essential part of many presentations. The hierarchical SmartArt diagrams in PowerPoint 2013 are ideal for creating organization charts. You can create diagrams that show bosses [more…]

Charts in PowerPoint 2013

If you’ve never attempted to add a chart to a PowerPoint slide, the process can be a little confusing. A chart is simply a series of numbers rendered as a graph. You can supply the numbers yourself, or [more…]

How to Paste Excel Data into PowerPoint 2013 Charts

If the data you want to chart in PowerPoint 2013 already exists in an Excel workbook, the easiest way to chart it in PowerPoint is to first create the chart in Excel. Then copy the chart to the clipboard [more…]

Create a Table in a Content Placeholder in PowerPoint 2013

Basic tables are simple to create in PowerPoint 2013. The easiest way to create a slide that contains a table is to use the Title and Content slide layout. Just follow these steps: [more…]

How to Insert Equations in PowerPoint 2013

You can create some pretty cool-looking and complicated equations by using PowerPoint 2013’s handy-dandy Equation feature. You wouldn’t even consider using ordinary text to try to create these equations [more…]

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