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If you copy a chart in Microsoft Excel and then attempt to paste the chart into a document in Microsoft Word, either of the following problems may occur:
These problems may occur if the following conditions are true:
To work around these problems, do not close the workbook in Microsoft Excel or quit Microsoft Excel until after you have pasted the chart in Microsoft Word. After you paste the chart, you can safely close the workbook or quit Microsoft Excel.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.