This is a tutorial on how to quickly apply formula to entire rows or columns in Excel.
This guide describes how to auto-fill formulas into adjacent cells by using the fill handle and fill command on Excel Ribbon. It hidden tricks will help you auto-fill cells with data that follows a pattern in a worksheet. There are several ways to copy formula into neighboring cells in any direction, here's how:
In Excel, select the cell that contains the formula you want to copy. Click, hold and drag the fill handle to copy the formula to adjacent cells.
Double-click on the bottom-right corner of the cell that contains the formula you want to apply formula to entire column.
To apply the formula to entire column, here's how:
Step 1: Enter the formula into the first cell of that column, press Enter.
Step 2: Select the entire column, and then go to Home tab, click Fill > Down.
To apply formula to entire row: Click Home > Fill > Right.
Ctrl+R: Continue applying formula into neighboring cells in right direction.
Ctrl+D: Continue applying formula into neighboring cells in down direction.