Copy and paste a chart

You can use the web clipboard to copy and paste charts from a spreadsheet into a document or drawing. Here's how:

  1. Click the chart name in the upper left of the chart to open the drop-down menu of actions.
  2. Select Copy chart.
  3. From your Drive, open the document or drawing where you’d like to insert the chart, and click where you’d like the chart to be inserted.
  4. To paste your chart,  press Ctrl + V on a PC or ⌘ + V on a Mac. You can also click the web clipboard icon in the toolbar web clipboard, and select your chart from the drop-down menu.
  5. Your chart will be pasted into the document or drawing as an image, which you can resize and realign.

Note: You can't paste charts into another spreadsheet or into a presentation.