Importing an Excel Chart into Keynote 2

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by assscat, Oct 9, 2005.

  1. assscat macrumors regular

    Jul 29, 2005
    How do I do this? I see on Apple's Keynote Compatability page that it says that Keynote can import Excel files, but I cannot find any way of doing this other than copying & pasting data from the Excel spreadsheet into the Chart Data Editor in Keynote, which is impractical for reasonably large amounts of data. Is there some way?
  2. iSaint macrumors 603


    May 26, 2004
    South Mississippi y'all, near the water!
    Never worked with Keynote, but in PowerPoint you can insert a new slide that has a graph built in. You then make changes to that graph. I would think there would be an import option for Keynote somewhere. Have you tried "Help" to see what it says?
  3. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    You probably have to wait until iWork has a spreadsheet component.

    And then you might be able to import it straight into Keynote, or you may need to convert it to an iWork spreadsheet and import that. But we won't know until the iWork spreadsheet gets released.

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