Excel - Copy/Paste Filter Values


In Excel 2007, the first row is filtered - Column A: # and Column B: information.

A ranges from 1 - 10. I filter on 4, and copy from Sheet 1, and past special values and format in Sheet 2. However, all values paste rather than just filetered 4.

This problem never happened in Excel 2003. Can you please advise?

Thank you.
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Are you specifying just the visible cells?:



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From the menu select Edit->Goto. Choose the "Special" button. Click the "Visible cells only" option. Press OK.

Now right click on any part of the resulting selection and choose "Copy". In a new sheet or workbook, right click again and choose "Paste".


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tahirihAuthor Commented:
where is edit - goto in excel 2007?
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Try hitting F5 function key - it achieves the same as Edit>Goto in previous Excel versions.  Otherwise (via the Ribbon) it's on the Home tab under Find & Select (far right hand side of Ribbon) and select Goto Special.


Richard is correct here. I am not on the English version of Excel, but the menu is situated on the same spot;

1. Mark the area you want to copy
2. Follow Richard's instructions to find the menu above
3. Now only visible cells should be highlighted
4. Paste it in the other sheet

Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Do you have SP2 applied? I'm pretty sure that bug was fixed.
Note: you can also use Alt+; to select the visible cells only.
tahirihAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone.
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