How to Insert an Excel File Into Powerpoint

By Jane Ellis

Creating professional presentations with Microsoft's PowerPoint is relatively easy and intuitive, and Microsoft's Excel is an excellent tool for creating spreadsheets and related charts and graphs. At times you may need to combine the spreadsheet capabilities of Excel within a PowerPoint slide to maximize the effect of a presentation. Luckily, PowerPoint makes this an easy task to accomplish.

Step 1

Open your PowerPoint document.

Step 2

Click the "Insert" tab.

Step 3

Click on "Object."

Step 4

Select the button "Create from File."

Step 5

Click on "Browse." In the menu box that pops up, find the location of your Excel file.

Step 6

Double-click on the file name of the Excel file you want to include in your PowerPoint presentation, and then select "OK."

Step 7

Resize your Excel file to fit in your PowerPoint. Click on your inserted file, then use the handles on the side of the box to resize the item and also to move the file to the desired location.