18. Charts and Tables

A chart or graph can make complex numerical information easier to interpret by expressing it visually. To create or edit a chart, PowerPoint and Word 2011 use Excel. When creating a new chart or editing an existing one, you temporarily leave PowerPoint and work in Excel. Note the following:

• Information in this chapter concerning the process of creating charts in PowerPoint is also applicable to creating them in Word.

• If you’ve already created and formatted a chart in Excel, you don’t need to follow the instructions in this chapter. See ...

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