Chart Integration Comes to Google Docs/Slides

Screen Shot 2016-06-13 at 10.13.58 AMUsers have asked for it and now they can have it. Yes, Google Drive now supports the integration of charts built from data within a Google Sheets file into Google Docs and Slides files.  Now, when you go to the Insert menu and highlight ‘Chart’ from the drop-down menu, a new option is available labeled “From Sheets…” Some additional options include:


  • Direct link to a Sheets file: Once you have inserted the chart onto your Doc or Slide, you can use it to jump directly to the Sheets file that contains the chart data.

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  • One-click updating: If the data in your Sheets file is edited, you can instruct your chart in the Doc/Slides file to reflect these changes with a single click.

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For more information and to see examples of the chart integration in action, check out this great post from The Techy Coach Blog by Shawn Beard.

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