You probably know about the “magic” autocomplete token – a thin black cross in the lower right corner, pulling which you can copy the contents or formula directly to several cells.
However, there is one nasty nuance: such copying often violates the design of the table, because not only the formula is copied, but also the format of the cell.
There is a faster and more elegant way to solve this problem – using special Excel shortcuts and hot keys!
Excel Copy-Paste Formula with Formats
The following MS Excel shortcuts will Copy-Paste the Formulas with the Format:
- Ctrl + C(Copy), Ctrl + V (Paste Multiple Times) or Enter (Paste Once)
- Ctrl + R (Fill Right), Ctrl + D(fill down)
Copy-Paste Formula without Formats
Highlight the area -> F2 -> Ctrl + Enter
- Ctrl + C, Ctrl + Alt + V – you can choose to paste only formula or only formats and many more options
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