Adding Data to Presentations in PowerPoint Microsoft 365

PowerPoint Microsoft 365    |    Intermediate
  • 8 videos | 36m 54s
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In this 8-video course, learners can explore multiple possibilities available for use in presenting data from a table or another file using PowerPoint for Office 365. You will learn how to insert a table into a slide, how to edit it, how to format your table by using the Alignment tools, and how to adjust overall layouts by adding and removing columns and rows. This course demonstrates how to change a table's appearance, including changing cell background colors, and to add and modify a table's borders. You will examine PowerPoint's options for creating equations, and equations presently available in PowerPoint. Next, learn how to write your own mathematical equations by using the Ink Equation tool, and see how an equation is transcribed to display as standard text. You will learn how to insert and create Microsoft forms, such as existing forms or quizzes. You will learn to insert a chart or table from a spreadsheet program into a slide. Finally, learners observe how to embed contents from another file into a presentation.


  • Insert a table to display data in a presentation
    Edit tables by inserting, resizing and removing table elements
    Format a table to better display your data
    Insert a preset equation to display calculations in a presentation
  • Create a custom equation within a presentation
    Insert and create microsoft forms
    Insert charts and tables from excel
    Create a new file or insert an existing file into your presentation


  • 4m 13s
    Inserting a table into your PowerPoint presentation can help you add structure to your data. This can ensure that what you are trying to demonstrate with this data is clear and well-presented. Creating a table in PowerPoint is very easy: you can select the number of rows and columns you create, insert data quickly, and add new cells on the fly. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 21s
    Once you've created a table, you can make changes to it and adjust as you need. See how to format your table by using the alignment tools comment and how to adjust the overall style and font of your table.   FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Formatting your table in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 48s
    Once you've inserted your table, you can begin to change its appearance. In PowerPoint, you can resize your columns and rows, change your cell background colors, and add and modify your table's borders. You can also use the standard font tools to edit the appearance of your cell contents. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting a preset equation in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    3m 54s
    Inserting equations can be a complex procedure. PowerPoint offers a tool that features a variety of different options aimed at simplifying the creation of equations. The tool includes a variety of different calculations, including fractions, scripts and integrals. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating your own equation in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 14s
    In PowerPoint, you can quickly create your own mathematical equations in include in your presentation. If you'd like, you can even write out your own equations using the ink equation tool, and PowerPoint will instantly transcribe your equation so that it displays as standard text.  FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Inserting a Microsoft Form in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 20s
    With PowerPoint you can insert and create Microsoft Forms. See how to access and insert existing forms or quizzes as well as create new forms or quizzes directly from PowerPoint. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Importing an item from Excel in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    5m 34s
    If you have already created a chart or table using a spreadsheet program, you can quickly transfer that data into your PowerPoint presentation. Once you have finished importing these items into your document, you can modify them as you see fit, and even tell PowerPoint to keep the imported item synchronized with the original spreadsheet file. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Inserting a file in PowerPoint Microsoft 365
    4m 29s
    In PowerPoint, you can insert a file – such as a word document or a spreadsheet - into the body of your presentation. This can allow you to embed the contents of another file into your presentation. In PowerPoint, you can also change how this embedded file appears on your slide. FREE ACCESS


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