Microsoft KB Archive/927535

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An Excel chart is blank when you apply a custom chart template in a 2007 Office program

Article ID: 927535

Article Last Modified on 10/15/2007


  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007


You create a custom chart template in Microsoft Office Excel 2007. When you apply the custom chart template to an Excel chart in a 2007 Microsoft Office program, the link to the chart data is broken. Additionally, the chart is blank.


To work around this issue, follow these steps:

  1. Select the chart.
  2. On the Design tab, click Edit Data in the Data group.

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