1. Copy pasting made easy​ with Think-Cell
When copying data from excel to ppt using shapes. Follow the steps below:
Make a dummy layout first based on the number of rows and columns that you need
Copy the data all together from Excel
Select the dummy boxes in ppt and paste using "CTRL + V"
All the data will appear in one go

Few pointers:
Make sure to have Think-Cell activated
Make sure that the layout you make in PPT is not grouped
Make sure that the Excel does not have any merged cells, in case of merged cells this will not work
This will also not work if a cell has 2 to 3 bullet points
This method is best to paste numbers or single lines of text

You can also do this from 1 shape into multiple shapes in PPT




2. How to convert Think-Cell charts to MS chart
Step 1: Cut the chart using Ctrl + X
Step 2: Paste special "Alt + E + S"
Step 3: Select the first option "Microsoft Office Graphic Object"

Step 4: Right click on the chart and click on "Edit data"



3. Changing colors in Think-Cell Gantt charts
Due to Think-Cell limitations, we cannot change the color of the separators in Think-Cell Gantt charts
In order to do this, first deactivate Think-Cell

Once Think-Cell is deactivated, it converts the graph into shapes
Click on the object that you want to change, and you can change the color like you would for a normal shape

NOTE: When Think-Cell is deactivated, do not move around any shape accidentally, if any shape is moved, the entire chart will lose its Think-Cell properties



4. Adding Animations to Think-Cell charts
There is a misconception that animations cannot be added to Think-Cell charts
However, in order to this, you need to first deactivate Think-Cell
Select the chart and all it's elements that you wish to animate
Add the animation and activate Think-Cell again

NOTE: When Think-Cell is deactivated, do not move around any shape accidentally, if any shape is moved, the entire chart will lose its Think-Cell properties



5. Making charts perfectly consistent across slides
Please watch the video
See picture of the "Page Up" and "Page Down" keys (they can be placed in different places depending on each keyboard)




6. Saving slides individually
To save slides individually go to the particular slide
In the Think-cell tab select this drop down

Select "Save Slides…"
Then save the slide in the required destination
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