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How to copy and paste merged cells to single cells in Excel?

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Normally, when you copy the merged cells and paste them into other cells, the merged cells will be pasted directly. But, you want to paste theses merged cells to single cells as following screenshot shown, so that you can deal with the data as you need. This article, I will talk about how to copy and paste merged cells to single cells.

Copy and paste merged cells into single cells with Paste option

Copy and paste multiple merged cells into single cells with Kutools for Excel


Copy and paste merged cells into single cells with Paste option

With the Paste option in Excel, you can quickly copy and paste the merged data into single cells, please do as follows:

1. Select and press Ctrl +C to copy the merged cells that you want to paste to other single cells.

2. Then press Ctrl + V to paste the merged cells into a cell, and click the small icon at the right bottom of the pasted range to select the third icon Formulas & Number Formatting, see screenshot:

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3. And the pasted merged cells have been unmerged into single cells, see screenshot:

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Copy and paste multiple merged cells into single cells with Kutools for Excel

Excel doesn’t support copy multiple ranges at once, but, with Kutools for Excel’s Copy Ranges feature, you can copy multiple selected merged cells into single cells immediately.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:

1. Hold the Ctrl key to select multiple merged cells that you want to copy.

2. Then click Kutools > Copy Ranges, see screenshot:

3. In the Copy Multiple Ranges dialog box, select Formulas and number formats under the Paste special, both check the Including row height or Including column width if you want to keep the row height and column width of the original cells, see screenshot:

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4. And then click Ok button, and a prompt box will pop out to remind you selecting a cell to put the result, see screenshot:

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5. Then click OK, and the selected merged cells have been pasted into single cells as you need.

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Hi there
How do I copy from a single cell and paste into a merge cell
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Hello, Ahmed,
To copy and paste the data from single cells to merged cells, please do as this:
1. Select the merged cells where you want to put the result.
2. Then, entyer this formula into the formula bar: =INDEX($A$1:$A$5,COUNTA(D$1:D1)), and then press Ctrl + Enter keys together to get 0. see screenshot:
https://www.extendoffice.com/images/stories/comments/comment-skyyang/doc-paste-merged-cells-1.png
3. Then click File > Options, go to the Formulas tab, check the checkbox for Enable Iterative Calculation. see screenshot:
https://www.extendoffice.com/images/stories/comments/comment-skyyang/doc-paste-merged-cells-2.png
4. Then, click OK, Now, you can see the zeros have been converted the cell values, see screenshot:
https://www.extendoffice.com/images/stories/comments/comment-skyyang/doc-paste-merged-cells-3.png

Please have a try, hope it can help you, if you have any other problem, please comment here.
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