Automatically Applying Fomulas to Other Cells

Posted on 2011-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

To help with this question, please look at the attached sample data. In the ethnicity section in cell D57 you can see there's a simple formula.  If you then click on the adjacent  E57 cell, some how the formula got erased but the correct value is there.

How can I tell Excel to use the same formula in D57 but to change cell so that it's E56/E6 etc for the entire row all the way to L? There must be a way so I don't have to type formula again for each column.

Question by:Carlynne
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    by:zorvek (Kevin Jones)
    Copy D57, select E57, paste. The formula will adjust automatically.

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    Accepted Solution

    Or you can select D57, click on the small black box, and drag to the right. That's the same as copying the cell contents (formula).


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    Got it!



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