How to Create Stunning Charts in PowerPoint with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066
If you are looking for a way to create professional-looking charts in PowerPoint, you may have heard of Think-Cell Chart, a powerful add-in that lets you create 40+ chart types in minutes. Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066 is the latest version of this software, and it comes with some amazing features that will make your charting experience easier and faster.
In this article, we will show you how to use Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066 to create stunning charts in PowerPoint, such as waterfalls, Gantts, Mekkos, process flows and agendas. We will also show you how to link your charts to Excel data, add visual annotations, customize your chart style and scan hand-drawn charts.
How to Insert a Chart with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066
Inserting a chart with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066 is very simple. Just follow these steps:
Go to the Insert tab of PowerPointâs ribbon and click the Elements button in the think-cell group.
Select the chart type you want to insert from the drop-down menu. You can choose from column, bar, line, area, pie, scatter, bubble and more.
Drag the mouse pointer on the slide to position and size the chart.
The chart will be automatically selected and a datasheet button will appear in the bottom right corner of the chart.
Click the datasheet button or double-click the chart to open the datasheet and enter your data.
The chart will update instantly to reflect the changes in the datasheet.
You can also insert a chart by copying and pasting data from Excel or by scanning a hand-drawn chart with think-cellâs chart scanner feature.
How to Link a Chart to Excel Data with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066
One of the most powerful features of Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066 is its ability to link charts to Excel data. This means that you can update your charts automatically whenever your data changes in Excel, without having to re-enter or copy-paste the data.
To link a chart to Excel data with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066, follow these steps:
Open the Excel workbook that contains your data and select the range of cells you want to link to your chart.
Copy the selected cells by pressing Ctrl+C or clicking the Copy button on the Home tab of Excelâs ribbon.
Switch to PowerPoint and select the chart you want to link to Excel data.
Click the Paste Link button in the think-cell group on the Insert tab of PowerPointâs ribbon.
The datasheet will open and show a link icon next to each cell that is linked to Excel data.
The chart will update automatically whenever you change the data in Excel.
You can also link a chart to Excel data by dragging and dropping an Excel file onto an existing chart or by using think-cellâs data automation feature.
How to Add Visual Annotations with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066
Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066 allows you to add various visual annotations to your charts, such as arrows, labels, brackets, averages, totals and more. These annotations are data-driven, meaning that they adjust automatically when you change your data or resize your chart.
To add visual annotations with Think-Cell Chart v5.2.21066, follow these steps:
Select the chart element you want to annotate, such as a column, bar or segment.
Click the Elements button in the think-cell group on the Insert tab of PowerPointâs ribbon and select the annotation type you want to add from the drop-down menu.
A placeholder annotation will appear on your chart. You can drag it to position it where you want it.