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How to copy a graph from Excel to AutoCAD?

A - answer A graph created on a sheet in an Excel workbook can be copied over to AutoCAD using different methods. The classic copy/paste transfers the selected graph just in a form of an OLE object, which is not suitable for processing in CAD applications.

XLS-DWG

But with the command PASTESPEC (Clipboard > Paste > Paste as) you can pasete the copied graph from Excel right as AutoCAD objects. In the dialog "Paste As", choose "AutoCAD Entities" and complete the copy-paste operation.

XLS-DWG

The individual components of the copied graph, including the curve shape, are pasted as polylines and texts in the DWG drawing.

XLS-DWG

XLS-DWG

Some Excel graph types (e.g. 3D graphs, tree maps, funnel) cannot be copied this way.

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See also:
Tip 13522:LookupXLS - populating DWG texts from Excel spreadsheets.
Tip 13091:3DSolSz - list of dimensions of selected 3D solids.
Tip 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 12830:Converting pseudo-tables consisting of lines and texts to TABLE objects in AutoCAD DWGs.


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