How to copy a whole column in Excel
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Copying data is an operation that you will frequently perform when working with tables and datasets in Excel. When you have a large set of data that runs into many rows and you need to copy a column, it is easier to copy the whole column instead of trying to select only those rows in the column that have data.
Step 1 – Select the whole column
– Select the entire column by clicking on the column header
Step 2 – Copy the column
– Copy the column by pressing Ctrl+C or by right-clicking and selecting Copy from the context menu
Step 3 – Paste the column
– Select the new column where the column is to be copied by clicking on the column header
– Press Ctrl+V or right-click and select Paste from the context menu
Note: When pasting a whole column, either the whole column has to be selected at the destination or the first cell in the destination column
Step 4 – Check the result
– The column is copied to the new location