93. Excel Tips - Copy Charts To Powerpoint

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This tip is about the second stage of creating a model in Excel:

  • Getting it into a powerpoint presentation.

Here's a screen shot of our data in Excel:


We can copy it to powerpoint to look like this:




There are 2 ways to do this:

  1. Direct copy and paste
    • Advantage is that there is a live link back to your data in Excel, so if the Excel sheet updates, so does the preso
    • Disadvantage is that it leads to a large file size for your preso and might update when you actually wanted to create only a snapshot of the data
  2. Copy, then paste special and paste as PNG. 
    • No links, but smaller file size. (Recommend this way)


Download sheet to practise how to Copy Charts To Powerpoint in Excel

Training Video on how to Copy Charts To Powerpoint in Excel:

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