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How to fill blank cells with linear values in Excel?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2013-07-02

Do you need to fill blank cells with linear values in selections? This article is going to introduce some tips about how to fill blank cells with linear values in selections quickly.

Supposing you have some noncontiguous values filled in a row, and you need to fill the other blank rows filled with linear values based on existing values in the rows, see the following screenshot:

Fill blank cells with linear values by Fill command

Step 1. Select a range from A1 to E1, and click Home > Fill > Series, see screenshot:

Step 2. Click Ok in the Series dialog, it will fill the range from A1 to E1 with linear values, see screenshot:

Step 3. Select a range from E1 to H1, and click Home > Fill > Series, see screenshot:

Step 4. Click Ok, then you will fill linear values in range from E1 to H1. See screenshot:

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Step 1: Select the range that you will work with, in this case it is A1: H1.

Step 2: Click the Kutools > Insert Tools > Fill Blank Cells…., see screenshot:

Step 3: In Fill Blank Cells dialog box, check the Linear values option and From left to right option. If you select columns, please check the From top to bottom option. See screenshot:


Step 4: Click OK or Apply.

Then you will see all blank cells in selected rows or columns are filled with linear values, without affecting any original values at all.

Note: Only the blank cells between values can be filled with linear values.

For more detailed information about Fill Blank Cells, please visit Fill Blank Cells feature description.

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