Make a Chart in Word or PowerPoint in Office 2011 for Mac
You can make charts a few ways in Office 2011 for Mac. Starting a chart from Word or PowerPoint is almost the same as starting one in Excel, but not quite. Here are some tips to keep in mind when making a chart in Word 2011 for Mac or PowerPoint 2011 for Mac:
Select your data table.
If you have data in a Word or PowerPoint table you want to turn into a chart, you must first select the data table.
In Word, click anywhere in your table and then choose Table→Select Table.
In PowerPoint, click the table's border.
If your data is in some other application or on the Web, select the data in the other application or Web browser.
Copy the data.
Use any copy method: Click the Copy button on the Standard toolbar, press Command-C, or choose Edit→Copy.
Select where the chart is to be placed.
Click in the Word document or on the PowerPoint slide where you want the chart to be inserted. Optional: In Word, you can click into a frame to contain the chart, and in PowerPoint, you can click into a slide placeholder to contain the chart.
Choose Insert→Chart or go to the Ribbon’s Charts tab, find the Insert Chart group, and choose a chart type.
Excel opens and displays a sample data set, with cell A1 selected.
Paste your data into cell A1.
Use any of these paste methods: Click the paste button on the standard toolbar, press Command-V, or choose Edit→Paste.
Close Excel's window by clicking the red close button or by pressing Command-W.
Your chart is now visible in your Word document or PowerPoint presentation.
You need to know only one more trick, and that’s how to edit the data:
Select the chart by clicking its border.
Choose Edit→Select Data in Excel or right-click and choose Select Data in Excel from the contextual menu.