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Learn Excel 2011 for Mac by Guy Hart-Davis

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Using Your Charts in Word Documents and PowerPoint Presentations

Excel is Office's application for creating charts, but you will likely also want to use charts to illustrate Word documents and PowerPoint presentations. You can either reuse a chart you've already created in Excel or create a new chart especially for that document or presentation.

Understanding How You Can Add a Chart to a Document or Slide

A chart can be a great way of presenting complex or detailed information in a manner that's instantly clear in a document or on a slide. You can add a chart to a Word document or a PowerPoint presentation in either of these ways:

  • Create a chart on an embedded worksheet. Click the Charts tab of the Ribbon, then choose the chart type by using ...

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