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How to auto fill date or only weekdays sequence in Excel?

In Excel, the AutoFill function is widely used by us. But do you know we also can fill dates or only weekdays, months or years with Auto Fill function? This tutorial will tell you the way to auto fill dates or only weekdays/months/years in Excel.

Auto fill date series or weekdays/months/years in Excel


arrow blue right bubble Auto fill date series or weekdays/months/years in Excel

Autofill date series

1. To fill date series, firstly you need to select a range you want to fill the date series, and then right click to select Format Cells. See screenshot:

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2. In the Format Cells dialog, click Number tab, and click Date from Category list, then select the date type you need from the Type list. See screenshot:

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3. Click OK to close dialog. Then in the first cell of your selected range, type the start date you need. See screenshot:

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4. Then drag the autofill handle to the range you have formatted in above steps and fill the date series. See screenshot:

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Tip: If default date style can meet your needs, just skip Step 1 and Step 2 and begin your operation from Step 3.

Autofill only weekdays

1. Firstly you need to select a range you want to fill the weekdays, and then right click to select Format Cells, then format the cells as the date type you want in the Format Cells dialog.

2. In the first cell of the selected range, and type the start weekday in it. See screenshot:

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3. Drag the autofill handle to the range you formatted in above steps. See screenshot:

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4. Then click Home > Fill > Series, and in the Series dialog, check Column, Date and Weekday options. See screenshots:

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5. Click OK. Then you can see only weekdays are filled into the cells.

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Tip:

1. If you want to fill dates horizontally, check Rows in Series dialog.

2. You also can fill only months or years into cells by check Months or Years option in Series dialog.

Autofill Month only         Autofill Years only

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3. You also can use the Fill Option to select the date you want to fill. See screenshot:

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