Pivot Table in PowerPoint

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Pivotal is a great way to crunch numbers for your target audience! But, what’s that? You need “Pivot Tables” in PowerPoint…isn’t it too difficult or time-consuming an endeavor?! Well luckily I have the perfect solution – just copy/paste this onto any slide of yours (yes even Creators) and bam instant pivot table.

Pivotal is a great way to crunch numbers for your target audience! But, what’s that? You need “Pivot Tables” in PowerPoint…isn’t it too difficult or time-consuming an endeavor?! Well luckily I have the perfect solution – just copy/paste this onto any slide of yours (yes even Creators) and bam instant pivot table.



Can You Insert a Pivot Table in PowerPoint?

Pivot tables are a great way to help people understand your data. They allow you not only to select what type of view will be shown but also which columns go into each individual category! Pasting in from Excel is easy – just make sure that when pasted there’s space before and after the copied text so it’ll fit properly onto one slide without scrolling or spreading apart too much (unless this was done on purpose).



How to Insert a Pivot Table in PowerPoint?

In order to create a pivot table in PowerPoint, you must first have created it within Microsoft Excel. You can follow these six easy steps for creating and formatting your own charts!


Step-1: Copy the Pivot Table in Excel

Highlight the entire pivot table in Microsoft Excel. Then right-click and select “Copy,” or you can press Ctrl+C on your keyboard to copy it instead choose that option from its menu of available actions when given two seconds per click (or more).


Step 2: Click on the “Paste Special” option

Next, you need to open up your PowerPoint file and select the slide where you want a pivot table. Click on “Paste” under the icon of four copies with an arrow pointing leftward in order to show that it can be pasted onto another location as well! Once clicked this will take care of everything else; just make sure not to forget about making adjustments before pressing enter so they appear appropriately within both tables or graphs (or whichever type is being used).


Step 3: Click on the “Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object” option

Click on the “Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object” option in this dialog box. Then click OK at the bottom to add your table as an excel spreadsheet!


Step 4: Click on the “Animations” tab

With the pivot table still selected, click on “Animations” in that menu ribbon at top of the screen. 

This will open a new window with options for changing how data is visualized during your presentation – select what you want and then hit save!


Step-5: Click on the “OLE Action Verbs” option

Clicking on “OLE Action Verbs” will expand the list of animations available in PowerPoint. This option is at the bottom for easy access and includes all OLE action verbs such as ‘playing,’ or click here to see what else can be done with these!

And there you have it – a simple way how Animation tooltips are made using information from Microsoft Office Online help.


Step 6: Click on the “OK” button

The “Change OLE Action Verb” dialog box enables you to make any pivot table editable during your presentation. All that is needed in order for this change of vocabulary to be effective, however? Simply click on the OK button at the bottom and everything will work as intended!



How to Insert a Pivot Table with Slicer in PowerPoint?

To create a Pivot table in Microsoft PowerPoint, follow these 4 easy steps. First, you need to insert your Excel file into one of the slides on any given presentation (or even add it as an attachment). Next click where it says “Paste Content” and selects ‘Passthru.’ Finally, choose what type or filter criteria will apply this particular slicer – like hiring managers who only want certain employees’ data visible at once!


Step-1: Click on the “Insert” tab

Click on the “Input” tab located at top of the screen. Click on whichever option in the Text group is currently highlighted (i.e., Object). A dialog box should appear with various formatting options for your chosen typeface and text color/size combo!


Step 2: Click on the “Create from file” option

In order to add an object such as a picture, you will need the “Insert Object” dialog box. Find this option in the left column under File types and click on Create From XLS/CSV file (where XLS is for Excel files). This should bring up another screen where we can choose what kind of data goes inside our new objects!


Step 3: Click on the “Browse” option

Click on the “Browse” button in this dialog box to open up your options. Select an Excel sheet and click Open at the bottom for that particular selection, or select multiple sheets by holding down SHIFT when clicking each one after selecting it from earlier steps if desired!


Step 4: Click on the “OK” button

Adding a slicer to your pivot table is easy. Just select the “Link” option in the insert object dialog box, then click OK at bottom of the window and you’re done!



How to Insert Pivot Table in PowerPoint Without Linking the Original File?

What if you need to work on a large Excel file, but don’t have access? Well, there’s no problem! Just follow these 4 easy steps and we’ll show how your Switchboard dreams can come true.

The first thing that needs doing in order for us (or anyone) want to create their own editable copy of any tables from within Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003 is getting hold ol’ the original document – whether it be via downloading as .xls or opening locally through OneDrive/Google Drive etc., then making sure both versions


Step 1: Copy the pivot table

When you have your pivot table open, press “CTRL+C” to copy it. Then go into Windows Explorer and paste (right click) onto an empty spreadsheet or document of the same type as where this Pivot Table was saved before!


Step 2: Create a new Excel file

Next, you need to open the File Explorer window on your computer and select “gear” in order for it to show options. Click “Microsoft Excel Worksheet” from this menu; then click the New icon at the top right corner of a new spreadsheet that appears when selection is made (or just copy-paste the old one if yours works better). You can also create different types like pensions or bonds by changing label text before creating the next type!


Step 3: Paste the pivot table to the new Excel file

Now you have to open the new Excel file. “Right Click” inside the worksheet and select the “Paste” option under “Paste Options” in the right-click menu. You can alternatively press the “Ctrl+V” keys on your keyboard to paste the pivot table.


Step 4: Insert the table into the PowerPoint file

With the table now in place, it is simply a matter of pasting it onto one slide. Refer back to Section 2 for instructions on how to do so!

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