Charts are a great way to visually present complex data. However, the default chart is never, I repeat, never acceptable. You need to format the chart. Here are some simple steps you can take to format a bar chart: Double-click the chart so you can edit it. Click one series of bars once to select […]
PowerPoint lets you create a title for a graph/chart, but for simplicity and to leave more room for the chart, omit it and use the slide title instead to describe the chart.
Graphs (called charts in PowerPoint) are an important part of many presentations, especially ones with financial data. In this tip, I include the basics for creating a readable, effective graph. For a special technique, read another tip, ” Push PowerPoint charting options to the limit.” First, some basic steps: Make sure that your data is […]
Triggers are a way to cause an animation by clicking an object. Clicking the object triggers the animation. For example, you can click a bar in a chart to trigger the display of a more detailed explanation, as shown here. When I clicked the 2nd Qtr bar, the text box opened. If I click another […]