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 a default value if the reference cell is blank with formula Fill a default value if the cell is blank with Find and Replace Fill a default value if the cell is blank with Go To Special Fill value above/below or default value if the cell is blank with Kutools for Excel Fill a default value if the reference cell is blank with formula
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.
Fill a default value if the cell is blank with Find and Replace
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.
Find what textbox, enter nothing, in Replace with textbox, type the value you use to display in blank cells.
Replace All > OK, now all blank cells have been filled with the value you need. Fill a default value if the cell is blank with Go To Special
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. Fill value above/below or default value if the cell is blank with Kutools for Excel
If you want to fill blank cells with value above or below or a specific value in Excel, the
Fill Blank Cells utility of Kutools for Excel can do you a favor.
Kutools for Excel, please do as below: （Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)
1. Select the range you use, click
Kutools > Insert > Fill Blank Cells.
2. In the
Fill Blank Cells dialog, choose the options as you need. Fill with above, below, left or right value:
Fill blanks with above value
(choose Based on values and Down options)
Fill blanks with right value
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