Add/Insert an Excel chart/graph on a PowerPoint slide

If you are using an Excel chart in a presentation, you will want to insert or add the chart to one of your PowerPoint slides. There are a number of ways you can do this. I recommend four methods, two where the graph in PowerPoint is not linked to the Excel worksheet and two where the PowerPoint graph is linked to the Excel worksheet.

This video shows you the two methods for adding an Excel chart to a PowerPoint slide where there is no linking between PowerPoint and Excel.

This video shows you the two methods for adding an Excel chart to a PowerPoint slide where there is a link from PowerPoint back to the Excel worksheet.

By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don't overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 1.2 million times and liked over 12,000 times on YouTube.