#157 A Neat Way to Copy/Paste Excel Content

March 13, 2013

Have you ever tried copying/pasting an Excel chart or list to Outlook, Word or PowerPoint, only to find that the formatting is way off? Learn the perfect way to paste Excel content in this tip.

 

A great way to copy/paste a data chart or list from Excel is to paste it as a Picture instead of text. To do this:

1. In your Excel spreadsheet, select the content you want to email.

2. Press “Ctrl + C” (or Right click > Copy) to copy the content.

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3. In Outlook, Word or PowerPoint, press “Ctrl + V” to paste the content.

4. A small yellow box with a picture of a clipboard will appear with Paste Options. Click on this box, and select “Picture”.

Note: Another way of doing steps 3 & 4 is to Right Click > Paste Options > Picture.

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