Do you want to present long pages of information in the form of a chart into your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation in order to make your presentation look more professional? If you are looking for easy guidelines on what kind of chart you can insert to your Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation, then here we have simplified the steps to perform it below.

The best part is that you get to experiment from a wide range of chart options in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010; Plenty of chart options are in store for you in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 including stock charts, column charts, bar charts, pie charts, surface charts, doughnut charts and also a different types of graphs which include line graphs, area graphs, bubble graphs, scatter graphs, radar graphs and many more. Before you begin inserting a chart to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation, check out these simple steps to use a chart in your presentation efficiently on Windows Vista-based computer.

  1. Open PowerPoint 2010 presentation.
  2. Select the slide in the left pane where you want to insert the chart
  3. On the Insert tab, in the Illustrations group, click Chart.
  4. In the Insert Chart dialog box, click a chart, and then click OK.
  5. Office Excel 2010 opens in a split window and displays sample data on a worksheet.
  6. In Excel, to replace the sample data, click a cell on the worksheet, and then type the data that you want.
  7. When you are finished inputting the data, close Excel.
  8. Apply a suitable style from the built-in design list.
  9. Use the Edit Data command to change the data in the chart you’ve inserted.