When you use this feature, the presentation changes automatically each time your workbook changes. Once the links are created in the presentation, you may need to update them at a future point.If the Excel file is not open it is possible to update links using the following methods.On Home tab of the Ribbon, click the down arrow beneath the “Paste” button, and then choose the “Paste Special” command from the dropdown menu. And it’s here where you’ll find the only functional different in the processes of linking or embedding a file. Whichever option you choose, you’ll next select the “Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object” in the box to the right, and then click the “OK” button.If you want to your spreadsheet, choose the “Paste Link” option instead. And you’ll see your Excel sheet (or the cells you selected) in your Power Point presentation.One disadvantage is that the original spreadsheet file needs to stay in the same location. And since it relies on the link to the original spreadsheet, it’s not so useful if you need to distribute the presentation to people who don’t have access to that location.
If you regularly create Power Point presentations that include information from Excel, you will know how frustrating it can be.
So, with all that in mind, let’s take a look at how to link and embed an Excel Sheet in Microsoft Power Point.
Linking or embedding an Excel worksheet into a Power Point presentation is actually pretty straightforward, and the process for doing either is almost identical.
Sometimes, you want to include the data on an Excel spreadsheet in a Microsoft Power Point presentation.
There are a couple of ways to do this, depending on whether or not you want to maintain a connection with the source Excel sheet. You actually have three options for including a spreadsheet in a Power Point presentation.