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Inserting Charts in Prezi Present

Charts visualize your data and bring your numbers to life, and there are plenty of options to choose from in Prezi Present.

  1. Click the Media button on the top toolbar.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select Chart.
  3. Select the type of chart to insert using the right side panel.
  4. Choose the theme and colors of your chart using the right side panel. You can change this later.
  5. Select the chart and click Edit chart on the property bar that appear to edit or add data.

  With the chart selected, you can also make changes to the colors and style of the chart.

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Inserting charts

  1. Click the Media button on the top toolbar.
  2. From the dropdown menu, select Chart.
  3. Select the type of chart to insert using the right side panel.
  4. Double-click on the theme and color you want, or drag and drop it onto your canvas.
  5. The chart will appear in your presentation.

Uploading data

1. Select the chart and click Edit chart from the context toolbar. 

2. Click Edit data in the upper right corner of the chart editor. 

3. From here, you can upload a file from your computer or edit your data in the spreadsheet manually. To upload a data set, click Upload file… and select a file from your computer. 

 

Supported data files

Prezi Present supports .CSV, .XLS, and .XLSX files for importing your data. You can also copy and paste values into the data sheet.

Note: Using keyboard shortcuts for copy+paste (CMD/CTRL+C/V) while in the chart editor will activate on your canvas. Always use right-click (CMD/CTRL+click) and select from the context menu while editing your chart data.

 

Editing data

Right-click (CMD/CTRL+click) on a cell to get the context menu. From here you can cut, copy, paste, and insert additional rows and columns into your spreadsheet. 

 

Editing charts

Once you’ve inserted a chart into your presentation, you can adjust it’s size, position, and orientation on your canvas.

To move the chart, select it and drag and drop it to its new position.

To resize the chart, select it and drag a corner to enlarge or reduce it.

To rotate the chart, select it and move your cursor just past one of the corners. A rotate icon will appear. Drag the icon in the direction you want to rotate the chart.

 

Copying and pasting charts

You can copy and paste charts from one presentation to another or within the same presentation:

  • To copy, simply press CMD/CTRL+C or right-click on the chart and select Copy. It will add the chart to your clipboard.
  • To paste, hold down CMD/CTRL+V or right-click and select Paste.

Deleting charts

To remove a chart from your canvas, click on it and press the DELETE/BACKSPACE key on your keyboard. If you delete the chart by accident, just press CTRL/CMD+Z to undo the action.

Customizing your chart

Learn how to customize the appearance and properties of your chart with this article.

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