Excel 2007 Chart changes colors when pasted into PowerPoint 2007? How can I fix this?

Posted on 2009-02-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I created these nice charts in Excel 2007 using the templates provided.  Whenever I copy and paste it into PowerPoint 2007 ALL of the colors change into some weird color!!!  I tried copy/paste and copy/paste special.  Nothing works.

How can I fix this?????

Thanks for any quick response!
Question by:glabossi
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    Are you using the same template/theme in PPT as you are in Excel? Do that, and the colors should stay the same. Themes/templates are on the Design tab in PPT 2007. Just right-click and apply the appropriate one.

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    You're welcome. Themes are new to Office 2007 -- they allow you to maintain the same colors, fonts and effects across Word, PPT and Excel. Themes are very cool that way, but people don't yet realize they exist....

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