How to insert Charts in an Outlook email – Detailed Explanation

You can create charts directly in an email message using Microsoft Outlook, which offers similar features to office programs like Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. The charts you create in Outlook will look just like the ones you create in Excel since they’re based on the same data source.

What is a Chart?

A graphical representation of data can be created using a chart. This can be done by using various symbols such as a bar chart, pie chart, line chart, histogram, column, area, stock, funnel, etc.

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How to insert a Chart in an Outlook email

To insert Charts in Outlook email messages, follow the steps below.

  • On the New Email interface, click within the message section
  • Click the Insert tab
  • Click Charts in the Illustration group.
  • In the Insert Chart dialog box, select the type of chart you want to create
  • Then click the chart icon on the right
  • Then click OK.
  • An Excel program window will appear with mock data; update the mock data with your data.
  • Close the window.
  • Now, we have created a chart in the message.
  • On the New Email interface, click within the message section.
  • Click the Insert tab on the menu bar.
  • Click the Chartsbutton in the Illustration group.
  • An Insert Chart dialog box will pop up.
  • In the Insert Chart dialog box, select the type of chart you want to create on the left pane.
  • Then click the chart icon on the right.
  • Click OK.
  • An Excel program window will appear with mock data; update the mock data with your data.
  • Then close the Excel program window.
  • Now we have a chart in our message.

How do I insert a Table in an Outlook email?

To insert a table in Outlook, follow these steps:

  • Log in to your account on
  • Click on the New Message button to start composing an email.
  • Click on the Insert table icon in the toolbar.
  • Select the number of rows and columns.

We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to insert charts in an Outlook message.

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