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 where you want to add the chartand 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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