Copying a Chart from Excel to an email in Windows Mail?


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When I try to copy, I click on the chart, then click on copy but when I get to an email, the "Paste" option is greyed out....this never used to be an issue in the old Outlook so I am at a loss. Can someone please help? Thanks.

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Hello ffarooqi,

Welcome to the Vista Forums.

What version of office are you using. I just tried it in 2007 and it worked fine. Check under options on the mail format tab and make sure HTML is selected.

Hope this helps. Please keep us posted.


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Hi Garysgold:

I just checked and the option is HTML under "Mail Sending Format". I using version 6.0.6000.16386 (Vista_rtm.061101-2205). I got this by going to windows Mail, clicking on Help and then clicking on "Abolut Microsoft Windows Mail).

I am using Micorsoft Office Excel 2007

Still not allowing me to copy paste charts. Now what's interesting is that when I go to a cell in excel with text in it and copy-paste it on to a new email, it works. Just not Charts....

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