Inserting Charts in Prezi Next

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Don’t let your audience get lost in uncharted territory. Visualize data in Prezi Next and bring your numbers to life. Charts don’t just make your data dazzle. They also engage your audience so your presentation stands out from the crowd and stays memorable.

Plus feature: Inserting charts in Prezi Next is available for users with a Plus or higher Prezi Next plan. Luckily, it’s a breeze to upgrade your license and get access to this and all the other great features our Prezi plans have to offer.

Inserting charts

  1. Click Insert > Charts… from the top menu. You’ll see the “Charts” sidebar appear.
  2. At the top of the sidebar, choose from either light or dark charts. In general, light charts look better on dark presentations and dark charts look better on light presentations.
  3. Double-click on the chart type you want to add, or drag and drop it onto your canvas.
  4. You’ll see the chart appear in your presentation.

Uploading data

  1. Double-click to open the chart editor, or select the chart and click Edit chart from the context toolbar.
  2. Click Edit data in the upper right corner of the chart editor.
  3. From here, you can upload a file from your computer or edit your data in the spreadsheet manually. To upload a data set, click Upload file… and select a file from your computer.

Supported data files

Prezi Next supports .CSV, .XLS, and .XLSX files for importing your data. You can also copy and paste values into the data sheet.

Note: Using keyboard shortcuts for copy+paste (CMD/CTRL+C/V) while in the chart editor will activate on your canvas. Always use right-click (CMD/CTRL+click) and select from the context menu while editing your chart data.

Editing data

Right-click (CMD/CTRL+click) on a cell to get the context menu. From here you can cut, copy, paste, and insert additional rows and columns into your spreadsheet.

Editing charts

Once you’ve inserted a chart into your presentation, you can adjust it’s size, position, and orientation on your canvas.

To move

Click to select the chart, then drag and drop it to it’s new position.

To resize

To resize a chart, click to select it and drag a corner to enlarge or reduce it.

To rotate

Click on the image to select it. Then hold down the ALTGr key (right ALT+CTRL) in Windows, or CMD for Mac, and drag a corner of the box up or down to turn it.

Copying and pasting charts

You can copy and paste charts from one presentation to another or within the same presentation:

  • To copy, simply press CMD/CTRL+C or right-click on the chart and select Copy. It will add the chart to your clipboard.
  • To paste, hold down CMD/CTRL+V or right-click and select Paste.

Deleting charts

To remove a chart from your canvas, click on it and press the DELETE/BACKSPACE key on your keyboard. If you delete the chart by accident, just press CTRL/CMD+Z to undo the action.

Customizing your chart

Learn how to customize the appearance and properties of your chart with this article.