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How to numbering the cells with alphabetical letters in Excel?

In Excel, we can numbering the cells with number series such as 1, 2, 3… by using the autofill handle , but how can you numbering cells with alphabetical letters A, B, C…? In this tutorial, I introduce some ways to handle this job in Excel.

Numbering cells with alphabetical letter with formula

Numbering cells with alphabetical letter with VBA code

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Numbering cells with alphabetical letter with formula

1. Type all letters you want to use to numbering cell in a list next to the cells you want to numbering.
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2. Select a cell which is adjacent to the letters and cell contents you want to numbering, type this formula =A1&"."&B1, drag fill handle down to fill the formula to all cells you need.
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Numbering cells with alphabetical letter with VBA code

If you are familiar with macro codes, you can do as these:

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to enable Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window. Click Insert > Module.

2. Copy and paste below code to the Module script.

VBA: numbering with A

Sub Prefix_A()
'UpdatebyExtendoffice20180828
Dim xRg As Range
Dim xStrPrefix As String
xStrPrefix = "A."
On Error Resume Next
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
For Each xRg In Selection
    If xRg.Value <> "" Then
        xRg.Value = xStrPrefix & xRg.Value
    End If
Next
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

3. Then repeat paste the code and change A to B or C or D as you need.
doc numbering with letter 4

4. Save the code and close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

5. Select the cells you want to numbering with A, and click Developer > Macros.
doc numbering with letter 5

6. In Macro dialog, select the code Prefix_A and click Run.
doc numbering with letter 6

7. Selection have been numbered with A.
doc numbering with letter 7

8. Repeat step 5 and 6 to numbering the cells with specific letter as you need.


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Select the cells you want to numbering, then click Kutools > Insert > Insert Numbering, select one type you need.
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Then the cells have been added numbering.
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