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How to copy current cell address to other location in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-09-21

In Excel, you can copy the contents of the current cell easily with the shortcuts or context menu, but how could you copy the current cell address to other location?

Copy current cell address

Copy current cell address and paste with VBA


Copy current cell address

Here is a formula that can get current cell address in Excel.

Select a cell which you will place the cell address, type this formula =ADDRESS(ROW(),COLUMN()),then the current cell address has been displayed.
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Then press Ctrl + C to copy it and right click a cell to select paste it as value.

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Copy current cell address and paste with VBA

Here is the VBA code that can copy the cell address then paste it into another cell.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to enable the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste below code to the script.

VBA:Copy and paste cell address

Sub AddressCopy()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20180307
    Dim xSRg As Range
    Dim xDRg As Range
    On Error Resume Next
    Set xSRg = Application.InputBox("Select cell(s) to copy its address:", "KuTools for Excel", Selection.Address, , , , , 8)
    If xSRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    Set xDRg = Application.InputBox("Select a cell to paste:", "KuTools for Excel", , , , , , 8)
    If xDRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    xDRg(1).Value = xSRg.Address
End Sub

3. Press F5 key, a dialog pops out for select the cell you want to copy its address.
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4. Click OK, select a cell to paste the cell address.
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5. Click OK.
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