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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™: Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2007 by Lisa A. Bucki

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5.6. Insert a Chart

Charts present numerical information in a visual way. They give an instant impression of trends or compared sets of data, such as sales growth over a several-year span. In PowerPoint, you can easily insert a chart by choosing the chart type and then typing your data in a spreadsheet.

Insert a Chart

INSERT THE CHART

1 On a slide with a content placeholder, click the Insert Chart icon ().

The Create Chart dialog box appears.

2 Click a chart type in the list at the left.

3 Click a specific chart type's thumbnail.

4 Click OK

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