How to copy column width in Excel?
In Excel, you may always use the copy and paste function, when you do a basic copy and paste to paste a range of values into another worksheet, the column width will not be pasted as well. That requires you to adjust the column width to fit the contents manually. Fortunately, there is a feature for you to paste the column width as the same as the original range in Excel.
- Reuse Anything: Add the most used or complex formulas, charts and anything else to your favorites, and quickly reuse them in the future.
- More than 20 text features: Extract Number from Text String; Extract or Remove Part of Texts; Convert Numbers and Currencies to English Words.
- Merge Tools: Multiple Workbooks and Sheets into One; Merge Multiple Cells/Rows/Columns Without Losing Data; Merge Duplicate Rows and Sum.
- Split Tools: Split Data into Multiple Sheets Based on Value; One Workbook to Multiple Excel, PDF or CSV Files; One Column to Multiple Columns.
- Paste Skipping Hidden/Filtered Rows; Count And Sum by Background Color; Send Personalized Emails to Multiple Recipients in Bulk.
- Super Filter: Create advanced filter schemes and apply to any sheets; Sort by week, day, frequency and more; Filter by bold, formulas, comment...
- More than 300 powerful features; Works with Office 2007-2019 and 365; Supports all languages; Easy deploying in your enterprise or organization.
If you want to copy and paste the values with column width together, the following steps can help you.
1. Select your data and press Ctrl + C or right click to select copy form the context menu to copy it.
2. Then click a cell which you want to paste the data, and right click choose Paste Special > Keep Source Column Width icon, see screenshot:< /p>
3. And the data as well as the column width has been pasted into your desired range.
If you just want to copy and paste only the column width formatting and without cell data, you can do as this:
1. Select the column that you want to paste its width formatting, and press Ctrl + C to copy it.
2. Then click a cell that you want to paste the column width, and right click, choose Paste Special > Paste Special from the context menu, see screenshot:
3. In the Paste Special dialog box, check Column widths option under Paste section, see screenshot:
4. Then click OK to close this dialog, and your selected column width formatting has been pasted to the new range.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoPlease delete/disregard my comments. My point was just that pasting only the column widths can't be added to the quick access ribbon. The article goes through how it's not one of the right click options...
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoThis option is available in Excel 2013, but it is only under the Paste Special window, as a radio button. Neither the drop down from the right click, nor the ribbon customization enable pasting only the column widths. The other two options only allow pasting (everything else?) with column widths; that is including values, charts, and formulas.