A quick way to duplicate all of the custom chart formatting
You have several options:
- Copy the formatting: Create a standard chart with the default formatting.
Then select your original chart and on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, choose Copy (or press Ctrl+C).
Click your new chart and choose Paste Special... on the Home tab, in the Clipboard group:
In the Paste Special dialog box, select Formats:
- Copy the chart: Hold down Ctrl while you click the original chart and drag.
This creates an exact copy of your chart. Then under Chart Tools, on the Design tab, in the Data group, click the Select Data button:
In the Select Data Source dialog box, specify the data for the new chart.
You can choose the Select Data Source dialog box also from the popup menu:
- Create a template: Select your original chart; then choose Save as Template... in the
In the Save Chart Template dialog box, select the location and type the name of the new template:
To create the chart from the template, under Chart Tools, on the Design tab, in the Type group, choose Change Chart Type.
In the Change Chart Type dialog box, click Templates, and then click the chart template that you want to use in the second box.
See also this tip in French: Comment dupliquer tout le formatage de graphique personnalisé.