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How to apply same formula to multiple cells in Excel?

you want to apply a same formula to multiple cells at once, I am sure that this tutorial must be helpful for you. This tutorial is talking about some quick tricks on solving the problem, now please read it for the details.

Apply same formula to multiple cells with Auto Fill

Apply same formula to multiple cells with VBA

Apply same formula to multiple cells with Kutools for Excel

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arrow blue right bubble Apply same formula to multiple cells with Auto Fill


Using Auto Fill to apply the same formula into multiple cells, you can do as follow:

1. Select a blank cell and then type the formula you need, here I type =(A1*3)/2+100, and then drag the Auto Fill handle to the right to fill the formula into the row, see screenshot:

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2. Then drag the fill handle down to the range you need. See screenshot:

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Note: You can also select the range that you will apply the same formula, and then click the Home > Fill > Down and Fill > Right successively.


arrow blue right bubble Apply same formula to multiple cells with VBA

Moreover, VBA can help you apply same formula to multiple cells.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic For Applications window.

2. Click Module > Insert to insert a Module window, and copy the below VBA into the window.

VBA: Apply same formula to cells.

Sub SetFormula()
'Updateby20140827
Dim Rng As Range
Dim WorkRng As Range
On Error Resume Next
xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel"
Set WorkRng = Application.Selection
Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8)
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
For Each Rng In WorkRng
    Rng.Value = (Rng.Value * 3) / 2 + 100
Next
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Click Run button, a KutoolsforExcel dialog pops out for you to select a range. See screenshot:

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4. Click OK, and all selected cells are applied a same formula.

Tip: You can change the formula by changing Rng.Value = (Rng.Value * 3) / 2 + 100 in the above VBA to meet your need.


arrow blue right bubble Apply same formula to multiple cells with Kutools for Excel

With Kutools for Excel installed, you can use Operation Tools to quickly apply same formula to range cells.

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1. Select the ranges you need to apply the same formula and click Kutools > More > Operation Tools. See screenshot:

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2. In the Operation Tools dialog, click Custom in the Operation section, and type the formula into the text box, you can see the calculating results in Preview box.

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3. Click Ok or Apply, then all the selected ranges are apply the formula you type. See screenshot:

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Note:

1. If you check the Create formulas option in Operation Tools dialog, the formulas will be kept in each cell. See screenshot:

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2. If Skip formula cells option is checked, the operation will skip the formula cells in the range.

Click here for more about Operation Tools.


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    AmirMahdi · 1 years ago
    Hi. Thanks for the useful article. But one question: How can I delete the formulas from a number of cells?