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Where are the Chart Templates Saved? in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

Learn about the default location to save chart templates in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac.


Product/Version: PowerPoint 2011 for Mac

OS: Mac OS X

When you save CRTX chart templates, PowerPoint saves them into a default folder location. As long as you are using these templates only on the computer where they are saved, there is no need to worry about this default location. However, if you need to share these CRTX chart templates with other users -- or, if you received a CRTX chart template from someone else, then you need to make sure that these CRTX files are saved in the designated folder where PowerPoint expects them to be placed.

On the Mac, this is where you need to copy your CRTX chart template files:

Macintosh HD\\Users\<User Name>\Library\Application Support\Microsoft\Office\Chart Templates\

Tip: Even though it is not absolutely necessary, it's a good idea to close all instances of PowerPoint before you copy the CRTX chart templates to the required folder locations.

As already explained, the chart template files that PowerPoint saves have the .CRTX file extension -- and although you can save them anywhere, you will have to make sure they are saved in the default folder location if you want them available in the Templates category within the Other gallery, as shown in Figure 1 below.

Chart Template  within Templates category of Other Charts gallery
Figure 1: Chart Template within Templates category of Other Charts gallery

You can also copy these CTRX files and save them in the default folder locations of other computers so that the users of those computers will find these templates in the Templates category within the Other gallery, when they want to use them in their presentations.

Tip: You can copy chart templates from Mac versions of PowerPoint to Windows versions, and vice versa. Look below to find links for a similar tutorial for the Windows version of PowerPoint.

See Also:

Where are the Chart Templates for PowerPoint 2013 Saved?
Where are the Chart Templates for PowerPoint 2010 Saved?

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