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Link data to diagrams I: Getting started

Data menu, Link Data to Shapes command, and External Data window

How to connect to a data source.

Now for the second step, connecting to your data source.

Callout 1 Start by clicking Link Data to Shapes on the Data menu. You'll be asked which type of data source you want to connect to and where that source is.
Callout 2 When you've answered those questions, your data will appear as rows in the External Data window.

The next step is to associate the data to shapes, as the next section explains.

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