Can auto-increment in Excel autofill be disabled?
Posted on 2010-09-23
I have a column of numbers that I sometimes need to copy down to fill blanks. i use the Autofill feature, however it starts automatically doing fill series, and instead of copying the number it increments by 1. Then I have to click the euotfill options thingy that comes up and choose 'copy cells'. Supremely annoying.
Is there a way to disable this (just for this workbook/sheet/column - i.e. if I email it to someone, it will not do this in their excel either)? Perhaps a different number format? I tried changing the number format to text, but it still does it!
Any help greatly appreciated! Thank you!