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How to create alphabetical series list in Excel?

Typing alphabetical series in column cells one by one takes much time during your work. This tutorial will show you methods of easily creating alphabetical series list in Excel.

Create alphabetical series list with formula
Create alphabetical series list with Kutools for Excel


Create alphabetical series list with formula

You can create alphabetical series list with formula. Please do as follows.

1. Firstly, you need to create a number list from 65 to 90. Please enter 65 and 66 into cell A1 and A2, select cell A1 and A2, then drag the fill handle down until number 90 is populated in cell.

2. Select a cell besides number 65 (here we select cell B1), enter formula =CHAR(A1) into it. Then drag its fill handle down until it reaches the cell besides number 90.

You can see the whole alphabetical series list is created. See screenshot:


Create alphabetical series list with Kutools for Excel

With the Fill Custom List utility of Kutools for Excel, you can create an alphabetical list, and then use it in your future work without typing repeatedly.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Click Kutools > Insert > Fill Custom Lists. See screenshot:

2. In the Fill Custom Lists dialog box, click the Edit list button. Then a Custom Lists dialog box pops up, you need to:

A. Manually enter the alphabetical series from A to Z into the List entries box by separating each of them with Enter key.
B. Click the Add button, you will see the alphabetical list is added into the Custom lists box.
C. Click the OK button. See screenshot:

3. Then it returns to the Fill Custom Lists dialog box, if you want to fill the list in a column, please click a beginning cell, select Fill vertically cell after cell in the Fill order drop-down list, and select the alphabetical list you have created in the Custom list box, then click the Fill Range button. See screenshot:

4. Now the alphabetical series list is created in specified column. Please close the dialog box.

From now on, the alphabetical series list is saved in the Fill Custom Lists dialog box, you can use it at any time as you need.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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I want to make series of A1 to A90...in excel by using concatenant please help.
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Technique Below is Different From other Methods I have seen in the Excel Community
1. Start in Cell A1 ==> Type the Following: "=" then press the Column Header "A"
2. This results in An Excel Alarm regarding "Circular Reference" - which you will Ignore - and then Excel
places "0" in Cell A1
3. Copy the "0" in Cell A1 horizontally all the way to as many Columns you wish (e.g., Cells A1:RKT1)
3. Place your Cursor from Cell A1 all the way across to the Cell column you need, so that they are highlighted
4. Next do Find & Replace by the following: CTRL + F ==> In Find, type (equal, asterisk, colon) " =*: " ==> For
Replace, Leave it BLANK
5. Voila!
Hope this helps --- Len Johnson (1/29/2018)
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Perfect! Thanks a lot. Can I have your e-mail address? Following is mine:
Nice and Safe Day!
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Good Day,
Sorry that I can't help with this. You can post your question in our forum: https://www.extendoffice.com/forum.html to get more Excel supports from our professional.
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This is retarded. Something as simple as making an alphabetical list should NOT be this ridiculous amount of work to do. This isn't calculus or derivatives.... it's making a basic alphabetical list. Yet another thing showing the people who code for Microsoft are idiots.
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