Insert a pie chart

Insert a pie chart

Use a pie chart to show the size of each item in a data series, proportional to the sum of the items. When you need a pie chart in a presentation, use PowerPoint to create it or, if you prefer, create the chart in Excel, and copy it into PowerPoint. Learn about all this and more in this short course.

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Insert a pie chart (3:01)
Quickly add a pie chart to your presentation, and see how to arrange the data to get the result you want. Customize chart elements, apply a chart style and colors, and insert a linked Excel chart.

Customize a pie chart (4:28)
We’ve added our data to the pie chart. Now let’s customize the chart so it has the details and style we want.

Insert a linked Excel pie chart (2:52)
One way to insert a pie chart into PowerPoint is to create the chart in Excel and copy it, keeping a link to the original, if you want.

Course summary
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