Color Schemes III (Graph)

Categories: PPT 97/2000.

We occasionally see questions in the newsgroup about how to set default colors for MS Graph. There’s no easy answer for this, so I recommend that you read through this information carefully.

By default, MS Graph bases its colors on
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Color Schemes II

Categories: PPT 97/2000.

Color Schemes II

As I mentioned previously, it’s important to understand that whatever objects you set with one of the 8 “default” color swatches (in Fill, Line or Text tools) are actually using colors which have been determined by the
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MS Graph

Categories: PPT 97/2000.

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
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Bezier Curves

Categories: PPT 97/2000.

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
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Animating Charts

Categories: Animation and PPT 97/2000.

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.


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