How to fill a default value if cell is blank in Excel?
In this article, I introduce some methods on filling a default value if the relative cells or cells in the range are blank in Excel.
Fill blank cells based on above/below or a specific default cell as you need in Excel sheet
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If there are two columns, column B is refer to column A，how can you fill a default value while cell in column A is blank?
Type this formula
in column B which you want to get the value from column A, A1 is the cell you refer to, drag fill handle over cells to apply this formula.
The Find and Replace function can replace all blank cells with a new value as you need.
1. Select the cells you use, press Ctrl + H to enable Find and Replace dialog.
2. In Find what textbox, enter nothing, in Replace with textbox, type the value you use to display in blank cells.
3. Click Replace All > OK, now all blank cells have been filled with the value you need.
With the Go To Special function, you also can find all blank cells firstly, then enter the value as you need.
1. Select the range you use, press Ctrl + G to open Go To dialog, click Special.
2. In the Go To Special dialog, check Blanks option. Click OK.
3. The blank cells have been selected, type the value you want, press Ctrl + Enter to fill in all selected blank cells.
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2. In the Fill Blank Cells dialog, choose the options as you need.
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