Insert and edit charts

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Help people visualize data in a presentation or document by adding charts from Google Sheets.

Because your chart is linked to your Sheets data, your presentation or document updates with the click of a button.

Add a chart from Sheets" "

  1. In Sheets, in a chart, click MoreMoreand thenCopy chart.
  2. In Slides or Docs, open a presentation or document.
  3. Right-click a celland thenPaste.
  4. (Optional) If you don't want the chart automatically updated if the data changes in the spreadsheet, uncheck the Link to spreadsheet box.
  5. Click Paste

Edit a chart in Sheets directly from your presentation or document" "

  1. In Slides or Docs, open a presentation or document.
  2. Click a chart to select it.
  3. In the top-right corner of the chart, click Linked chart options Link Down Arrow and choose an option:
    • To unlink the chart from Sheets, click Unlink Unlink.
    • To edit the chart in Sheets, click Open source New tab.

Update a chart in Slides or Docs to match the chart in Sheet" "

If you make a change on the fly, you might want to make sure any data is updated.

  1. In Slides or Docs, open a presentation or document.
  2. Click a chart to select it.
  3. In the top-right corner of the chart, click Update Refresh.
  4. If you don't see Update Refresh, your chart might not be linked to a spreadsheet. Or, it’s currently updated.
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