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Fill data automatically in worksheet cells

Fill data automatically in worksheet cells

Use the Auto Fill feature to fill cells with data that follows a pattern or are based on data in other cells.

Note: This article explains how to automatically fill values into other cells. It does not explain how to enter data manually or simultaneously across multiple worksheets.

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  1. Select one or more cells you want to use as a basis for filling additional cells.

    For a series like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5..., type 1 and 2 in the first two cells. For the series 2, 4, 6, 8..., type 2 and 4.

    For the series 2, 2, 2, 2..., type 2 in first cell only.

  2. Drag the fill handle Fill handle .

  3. If needed, click Auto Fill Options  Button image  and choose the option you want.

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