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Microsoft® Excel® 2010 Inside Out by Mark Dodge and Craig Stinson

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Using Excel Charts in Word Documents

To create a quick chart from scratch in Word, click Chart in the Illustrations group on the Insert tab on the ribbon. All 2007 and 2010 Office applications share a common charting engine, so—provided you’re working with a Word 2007 or 2010 document format (as opposed to a Word 97–2003 document)—you’re greeted by the same Insert Chart dialog box you see in Excel, as shown in Figure 32-8.

The Chart button on Word’s Insert tab displays the same interface used in Excel and other Office applications.

Figure 32-8. The Chart button on Word’s Insert tab displays the same interface used in Excel and other Office applications.

After you select a chart type from this gallery and click OK, Excel creates a worksheet titled “Chart in ...

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