MS Graph is the bane of my existence.
MS Graph is the charting engine that Excel and PowerPoint share. More features are exposed in Excel than in PPT, so there are times when it’s better to graph data in Excel
Bezier curves are handy little drawing nodules that give you much more control over your lines, paths and curves. (These will be especially important when creating animation paths, a new feature in PPT 2002.) The easiest way to learn them
To animate chart data series or category individually, click on the slide to deactivate your chart. Then select the chart (single click) and choose Custom Animation from the Slide Show menu. Add your animation and look for a “group” option.