Excel auto increment number drag

By Darrenbilly
May 18, 2015
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  1. Good morning,

    I need to disable a feature in Excel. When highlighting a cell and dragging it down, if containing a number, it will increase by 1 for each row you drop down. I need to disable this feature. I know a little box pops up below the last cell, which lets you copy just the data, but I wish not to have to do this each time.

    Thank you
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,726   +3,700

    I usually copy the cell to the second box. Then I highlight both boxes, this prevents the increment, and fills the same content that are in the two cells.

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