How to Animate Your Charts in PowerPoint

In: BlogDate: Aug 21, 2018By: Claire Lickman

Learn how to animate charts in your PowerPoint presentations in this two-minute video.

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Animating charts in a PowerPoint presentation


When you add a chart to your PowerPoint slide, adding in some animation can have real impact. You can set the animation to the whole chart, an individual element or a group of elements. For example, you might have a chart showing showing the sales of various item categories in Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q4, and you could fade in the number of sales for each quarter to show increased sales over time. This can give some suspense to your talk, give better clarity to the information you are presenting, and look more professional.

Find out how to animate your charts in this short video clip above.

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Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at

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