Adding Charts, Diagrams, and Tables

Learn how to add PowerPoint XP charts and diagrams, as well as PowerPoint XP tables, in this free lesson.

Choosing a different chart type

If you don't want to use the chart that automatically appears when you double-click the chart icon in a slide, you can choose a different chart type.

To choose a different chart option:

  • Click Chart Chart Type.

Click Chart, Chart Type

  • A list of charts appears, including Column, Bar, Line, Pie, and Pyramid.

Chart type dialog box

  • Choose the best chart type for your presentation.
  • Click OK.