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Link data to diagrams I: Getting started

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How do you link data to a shape?

You right-click the shape and select Link.

You drag a row onto a shape.

You drag a shape to a row.

You right-click a row and choose Linked Shapes.

What are the three results of linking a row to a shape?

A link icon appears, text appears, and data is imported into the shape.

A link icon appears, a connector connects the row and the shape, and data is imported into the shape.

A link icon, a data bar, and a speedometer appear for the shape.

A link icon appears next to the row, a link icon appears next to the shape, and the row’s data is imported into the shape.

What does the link icon signify next to a row?

That when you click the shape, you will go to another page.

That the shape is connected to other shapes in other pages.

That the shape is linked to a column of data in your data source.

That a shape is linked to a row of data in your data source.

This one you'll get if you took the practice. After you link a row to a shape, text appears. What is this text?

Text you can type over and edit.

Text being shown as a data graphic.

Text you typed earlier, and it’s just now being revealed.

Text you inserted using the Text Block Tool.

After linking a row to a shape, you change the data that’s in the Shape Data window. By default, what will then happen?

The new data will get sent back to the original data source.

An error will appear informing you that this is not possible.

The new data will appear in the data graphic. When you refresh, your changes will not be overwritten.

The new data will appear in the data graphic. When you refresh, your changes will be overwritten.

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