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How to Copy Graphs from FRED®

This tutorial offers basic instructions on how to copy and paste graphs from the FRED® database into other applications. We will use the series Industrial Production as an example.

Depending upon the browser, you may be able to right click over the graph image and select "Copy" or "Copy Image."


Copy Image

After selecting "Copy" or "Copy Image," go to the document where you would like to paste the image. To paste, select Edit > Paste from the pull-down menu.



If the browser does not offer the option "Copy" or "Copy Image," you may be able to choose "View Image" when right clicking over the image.


View Image

Select "View Image." You should now see only the image in your browser window. Right click over the image again and choose "Select All."


View Image

Right click again and select "Copy." Go to the document where you would like to paste the image. To paste, select Edit > Paste from the pull-down menu.


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