WriterKey > Why are graphs from Microsoft Excel sometimes lost when copied to assignments created in Microsoft Word?

Document created by Digital Support on Jan 25, 2017Last modified by Digital Support on May 2, 2018
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This will occur if the graphs from Microsoft Excel are copied as "objects." Objects cannot be referenced back to Excel from within WriterKey.

To avoid this issue, follow the instructions below to paste the graphs as pictures instead.

Select the graph within Excel and copy it

Use Ctrl+C to copy, or right click on the graph and select Copy from the menu that appears.

On the Home tab in Microsoft Word click the Paste icon and choose "Paste Special" > "Picture"