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Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

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Inserting an Excel Chart

If you have the final results of your data in an Excel worksheet but you want to display the data as a chart, you can copy the chart into your Word document. After you’ve done so, the chart resides in Word, so you can edit it as necessary, and you no longer need the original Excel workbook.

Insert a Chart

  1. In Excel, create and format your chart. Select the chart and copy it.

  2. In Word, on the Home tab, click the Paste button to insert the chart.

  3. Click the Paste Options Actions button that appears, and click an option to specify ...

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