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How to Move and Copy Cells in Excel

There are a few different ways to move and copy cells in Excel. You can use the mouse, keyboard shortcuts, or the ribbon.

Using the Mouse

To move cells using the mouse, first select the cells you want to move. Then click and hold the left mouse button down while you drag the cells to their new location. When you let go of the mouse button, the cells will be moved.

To copy cells using the mouse, first select the cells you want to copy. Then press and hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard while you drag the cells to their new location. When you let go of the mouse button, the cells will be copied.

Using Keyboard Shortcuts

You can also use keyboard shortcuts to move and copy cells in Excel. To move cells, select the cells you want to move and then press Ctrl+X on your keyboard. This will cut the selected cells. Then navigate to where you want to paste the cells and press Ctrl+V on your keyboard. The cells will be pasted in their new location.

To copy cells, select the cells you want to copy and then press Ctrl+C on your keyboard. This will copy the selected cells. Then navigate to where you want to paste the copied cells and press Ctrl+V on your keyboard. The copied cells will be pasted in their new location.

Using the Ribbon

You can also use the ribbon to move and copy cell data in Excel. To do this, first select the cell(s) you want to move or copy. Then click on the Home tab in the ribbon. In the Clipboard group, click on either Cut or Copy, depending on what you want to do.

If you clicked Cut, then navigate to where you want to paste the cut cell data and click on Paste in the Clipboard group. If you clicked Copy, then navigate to where you want to paste th

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