Opening an Existing Graph Chart

Like any inserted object, you can open an existing chart in PowerPoint by double-clicking it. Then you can make any changes you want using the Graph commands and toolbars . Close the datasheet to view the chart.

Open and View a Chart in Microsoft Graph


In PowerPoint, display the slide that contains the chart you want to open.

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The Datasheet and Graph toolbars and menus appear.

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A chart consists of the following elements.

  • Data markers . A graphical representation of a data point in a single cell in the datasheet. Typical data markers include bars, dots, or pie slices. Related data markers constitute a data series.

  • Legend . A pattern or color that identifies each data series.

  • X-axis . A reference line for the horizontal data values.

  • Y-axis . A reference line for the vertical data values.

  • Tick marks . Marks that identify data increments .


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