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## How do I AutoFill a numeric series in Excel?

To use the Fill command on the ribbon, enter the first value in a cell and select that cell and all the adjacent cells you want to fill (either down or up the column or to the left or right across the row). Then, click the “Fill” button in the Editing section of the Home tab. Select “Series” from the drop-down menu.

## How do I fill numbers automatically in sheets?

Use autofill to complete a series

- On your computer, open a spreadsheet in Google Sheets.
- In a column or row, enter text, numbers, or dates in at least two cells next to each other.
- Highlight the cells. You’ll see a small blue box in the lower right corner.
- Drag the blue box any number of cells down or across.

**How do I AutoFill a pattern in Excel?**

Put the mouse pointer over the bottom right-hand corner of the cell until it’s a black plus sign. Click and hold the left mouse button, and drag the plus sign over the cells you want to fill. And the series is filled in for you automatically using the AutoFill feature.

### How do you make Excel increase numbers by dragging?

So, try to hold CTRL and then drag to increase the numbers.

### How do you do Numbering?

Practice: Use the Numbering Toolbar Button

- Click the Numbering button on the Formatting toolbar.
- Type some text and press ENTER.
- Type several additional items pressing ENTER after each item.
- Press ENTER twice to turn off numbering.
- Click the Numbering button to continue with the next sequential number in the list.

**How to get Excel to automatically number?**

– Select the cells that you’ll enter numbers into. – Press Ctrl + 1 (the 1 in the row of numbers above the QWERTY keys) to open Format Cells. – Select Text, and then click OK.

## How to do automatic numbering in Excel?

Auto number a column by AutoFill function. In Excel, AutoFill function also can help you to number a column. Type 1 into a cell that you want to start the numbering, then drag the autofill handle at the right-down corner of the cell to the cells you want to number, and click the fill options to expand the option, and check Fill Series, then the cells are numbered.

## How do you auto number in Excel?

**How do you increase a number in Excel?**

Step#1. We can calculate the percentage increase from the second row only because there will be no base data for the first row.