How to fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value in Excel?

Supposing you have a large worksheet which is populated with hundreds of blank cells, and now you would like to fill the blank cells with a specific value you like, such as the number of 0. Of course, you can fill them manually or copy and paste one by one, but this is not a good choice for filling large blank cells. Today, I will introduce you some quick tricks to solve this problem.

Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value with Go To Special function

Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value with VBA code

Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value quickly with Kutools for Excel

Fill blank cells with value above / below / right / left with Kutools for Excel


Fill blank cells with 0 or any other specific values:

Kutools for Excel’s Fill Blank Cells feature can help you to fill blank cells with value above, with liner values, with specific values as you need.

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arrow blue right bubble Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value with Go To Special function

With Go To Special function, you can fill blank cells with whatever values you want.

1. Select the range that you want to fill blank cells.

2. Click Home > Find & Select > Go To Special…to open the Go To Special dialog box. Then choose Blanks option from Select section. See screenshot:

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3. Then click OK. All of the blank cells will be selected. Please don’t do anything just input the number or text you want, and then press Ctrl + Enter keys together, and all of the blank cells have been filled with the text “null”. See screenshots:

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Of course you can fill these selected blank cells with the number of 0 too.


arrow blue right bubble Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value with VBA code

Also you can apply the following VBA code to fill blank cells with specific value. Please do as follows:

1. Highlight the range contains multiple blank cells.

2. Click Developer > Visual Basic, a new Microsoft Visual Basic for applications window will be displayed, click Insert > Module, then copy and paste the following code into the Module:

Sub FillEmptyBlankCellWithValue()
Dim cell As Range
Dim InputValue As String
On Error Resume Next
InputValue = InputBox("Enter value that will fill empty cells in selection", _
"Fill Empty Cells")
For Each cell In Selection
If IsEmpty(cell) Then
cell.Value = InputValue
End If
Next
End Sub

3. Click doc-multiply-calculation-3 button to run the code, and a prompt box will appear. You can input any value into the blank box that you need. See screenshot:

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Tips: If you need to fill blank cells with the number of 0, you need to enter the 0 in this dialog box.

4. And then click OK to end this procedure. And the specified value has been inserted into the blank cells at once.


arrow blue right bubble Fill blank cells with 0 or other specific value quickly with Kutools for Excel

If you have installed Kutools for Excel, its Fill Blank Cells…function can help you to quickly and conveniently fill blank cells with values, with linear values or with fixed value.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:( Free Download Kutools for Excel Now! )

1. Click Kutools > Insert > Fill Blank Cells, see screenshot:

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2. Select the range that you want to fill the blank cells, and in the Fill Blank Cells dialog box,check Fixed Value from the Fill With option and enter the specific value or text in the Filled Value box, see screenshot:

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3. Then click OK or Apply. All of the blank cells have been filled with the specified value. see screenshots:

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arrow blue right bubble Fill blank cells with value above / below / right / left with Kutools for Excel

If you want to fill the blank cells with value above or below, the Kutools for Excel’s Fill Blank Cells also can do you a favor. Please do as follows:

1. Select the data range that you want to fill the blanks with value above, and enable the Fill Blank Cells feature.

2. In the Fill Blank Cells dialog box, select Based on values option under the Fill with section, and then choose the options that you want to fill the blank cells, you can fill them down, up, right and left as you need, see screenshot:

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3. And then click Ok or Apply button, and the blank cells have been filled with the data above, see screenshots:

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With this Fill Blank Cells utility, you can also fill blank cells with linear values, click here to know more.


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