PowerPoint refreshes and saves the chart automatically. To edit a linked chart (created in another program and copied into PowerPoint): Make changes to the chart data in the spreadsheet program in which it was created. In PowerPoint, under Chart Tools, on the Design tab, in the Data group, click Refresh Data.
Can PowerPoint automatically update from Excel?
Back in your PowerPoint presentation, you can see the Excel file and values you have chosen. At this point you can set this PowerPoint Excel link to automatically update. Check the box next to the option “Refresh data automatically on open” and then click “OK” again.
Users who open the workbook on another computer are not affected.
- Go to File > Options > Advanced.
- Under General, clear the Ask to update automatic links check box. If this check box is cleared, the links are automatically updated, and no alert is displayed.
Why isn’t my chart updating in PowerPoint?
For automatic updating to occur, PowerPoint needs to check the date of the data source of any embedded OLE objects, and for this to happen, it needs to be able to find the file that contains the original data to see if the file date/time is more recent than the date/time on the embedded copy in the PPT file.
- In Excel, open the saved workbook with the data you want to insert and link to.
- Select and copy the area of data you want to link to.
- In PowerPoint, click the slide where you want to paste the copied worksheet data.
- On the Home tab, click the arrow next to Paste, and then click Paste Special.
Link PPT charts with Excel – How to keep your data up to date!
- Open Excel file.
- Select table and insert chart via Insert.
- Copy chart to clipboard.
- Open PowerPoint file.
- Click Paste via the Home ribbon.
- Select the option Match Destination Formatting.
- Select chart.
- In Draft execute the function Update data.
Why is my Excel spreadsheet not automatically updating?
Excel formulas not updating
When Excel formulas are not updating automatically, most likely it’s because the Calculation setting has been changed to Manual instead of Automatic. To fix this, just set the Calculation option to Automatic again.
To begin, choose Office, Excel Options, click Trust Center, and then click Trust Center Settings. In the Trust Center dialog box, click External Content and then click to activate the Enable Automatic Update for All Workbook Links option. Click OK and then click OK again.