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How to Use the Excel Flash Fill Shortcut to Save Time

If you're like most people, you probably use Microsoft Excel on a daily basis. And if you're like most people, you probably find yourself doing the same tasks over and over again. If you're looking for a way to save time and be more productive, you should definitely learn how to use the Excel Flash Fill shortcut.

The Excel Flash Fill shortcut is a great way to quickly fill in data that follows a pattern. For example, if you have a list of first and last names, you can use the Flash Fill shortcut to quickly fill in the full names. Or, if you have a list of dates, you can use the Flash Fill shortcut to quickly fill in the days of the week.

Here's how to use the Excel Flash Fill shortcut:

  1. First, select the cells that you want to fill in.
  2. Then, start typing the data that you want to fill in. For example, if you want to fill in a list of full names, start by typing the first names.
  3. As you type, you'll see the Flash Fill option appear in the lower-right corner of the selected cells.
  4. Click the Flash Fill option, and Excel will automatically fill in the rest of the data.

That's all there is to it! The Excel Flash Fill shortcut is a great way to save time and be more productive. Give it a try the next time you're working in Excel.

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