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Use Excel's Paste Special Shortcut to Save Time

If you're like most people, you probably use the copy and paste function in Excel all the time. Did you know that there's a shortcut that can save you even more time? It's called Paste Special and it's a great way to quickly paste data in a specific format.

To use Paste Special, simply select the data you want to copy, then press CTRL + ALT + V (or Command + Option + V on a Mac). This will open the Paste Special dialog box. From here, you can choose to paste the data as text, HTML, or a number of other formats. This can be a huge time-saver if you need to paste data into a specific format.

Paste Special also has a number of other options that can be useful in certain situations. For example, you can choose to paste only the values, or you can paste a link to the data instead of the actual data. These options can be found in the Paste Special dialog box.

So next time you're copying and pasting data in Excel, be sure to try out the Paste Special shortcut. It just might save you a few minutes (or even hours)!

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