Q. Can I change the default for the way Excel charts are pasted in PowerPoint slides?
A. Not that I have found. When you paste a chart into PowerPoint, try these one letter hot keys to choose the various options.
H – Use Destination Theme and Embed Workbook
K – Use Source Theme and Embed Workbook
L – Use Destination Theme and Link Data (default)
F – Use Source Theme and Link Data
U – Picture