Vector Maps for PowerPoint

How to use Vector Maps for PowerPoint?

Sometimes it’s tricky to create Vector Maps in PowerPoint Presentations or Slides for Business Presentations.

Maps4Office describe how to create your own Vector Maps in 3 steps for PowerPoint.

Vector Maps for PowerPoint - Export Excel Map from the Dashboard to PPT Slides

Vector Maps for PowerPoint with no labels

 

Create the Vector Map in your Excel-Sheet

Start the Excel-Addin e.g. for the World map, Europe-Map or your Postcode Map.

Excel Addin Map to PPT Slides

Excel Addin Map

Enter your own Data into the Excel template or look into the example folder and change the values.

Enter Postcode Numbers or Region-ID and Labels into the Sheet

Enter Postcode Numbers or Region-ID and Labels into the Sheet and use your own Values

If you use Power Pivot for Excel keep the same Data structure. Usually we use the Structure ID-Number, Free-Text  or Label and the Values. The ID Number can be the Region-ID or the Post code Number.

Use the “Generate” Button to start the Wizard and select your Heatmap type or color ramp.

Create Maps with no labels in Excel and change the color ramp

Create Maps with no labels in Excel and change the color ramp

If you need for your PowerPoint Presentation addition labels, like Area Names, Harvey balls or Text Label, then use the Checkbox and activate the Labels for your map.

 

Export the Vector-Map into PowerPoint Slides

Click on the Ribbon “copy maps to PowerPoint” to duplicate your map into a new PowerPoint Presentation. These functions transfer all properties (labels, text elements, Harvey Balls, circles and legends) into a PowerPoint Slide.

Export Vector Map into your PowerPoint Presentation

Export Vector Map into your PowerPoint Presentation – select the ribbon item: Copy Map to PowerPoint

 

Redesign your Vector Map in PowerPoint

If you use the Quick Mode function to transfer the Map into your PPT Slides, it is very fast. But it can be happen that some points or shapes are not

Selection Pane for PowerPoint or Excel to find your shape and labels on your map

Selection Pane PowerPoint

completely transferred when too many shapes, points, labels or other attributes, used in your Excel-Sheet. The “Save Mode” copy all points and shapes into your Presentation.

In PowerPoint, you can use the standard function “Selection pane” to redesign shapes, labels into your CI-Design.

Selection pane in PowerPoint to find your Region, District, Shapes or Labels

Selection pane in PowerPoint to find your Region, District, Shapes or Labels