How To Make A Bar Chart In Powerpoint. On the Bar chart in PowerPoint Right click on a series -go to Format Data Series - Series options - Series Overlap. Make sure every bar uses a distinct color.
Open a Blank Document on PowerPoint. Animate a Series You can animate a series on the PowerPoint chart to enter the screen individually. You need to force PowerPoint to create unique shapes when you convert your charts to animate-able graphics.
Now look for Series Options and then change the Gap Width value.
You can use both these tips for column charts as well. After completing all the steps listed above a standard chart like the one below. Then select the Insert Chart icon its the middle icon on the top row of the group of six icons shown in the body of the slide layout. With the chart selected click the Chart Tools Layout tab choose Data Labels and then Outside End.