Entering data in a Cell ~ Quick Fill

Hamov

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I remember there was a command to fill a cell with a repeating character. Let's say I wanted to have a cell with the equals sign (=) from left to right. You would enter something like \=.

Could someone lend a hand?
 

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plettieri

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Hi:

do you mean "\" (without the ") then the key which you would like to fill the cell with.

this should fill the cell....

plettieri
 

Hamov

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I'm using Excel 2000 and unfortunately it no longer works. Is anyone else aware of another shortcut?
 

plettieri

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Hi:

You could try this:

=REPT("-",4)...this should repeat "-" for with four occurances.



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