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Cannot paste Excel object into HTML message
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You are unable to paste a Microsoft Excel chart into the body of a Microsoft Outlook e-mail message that is formatted as HTML.
When you copy a drawing layer object to the clipboard, Excel uses the Enhanced Metafile (EMF) format on the clipboard. The HTML rendering engine used by Outlook does not support EMF.
Use a Rich Text formatted message if you want to include Excel objects. There are two ways to create an Rich Text format message.
Change the message format one message at a timeOn the Actions Menu, point to New Mail Message Using, and then click Microsoft Outlook Rich Text.
Change the default message format
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.