Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Repeating Cell Contents.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 8, 2014)
=REPT(12345,10)This formula repeats the text "12345" ten times. This approach works well if you know exactly how many times you want to repeat the text, but not so well if you don't. This leads to the second approach, which is to use formatting for the cell. Follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Alignment tab of the Format Cells dialog box.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (6171) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Repeating Cell Contents.
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