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How do I copy a filtered column with a formula and paste it to a blank column with values only?

Solved by D. U. in 19 mins

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User
16/05/2018 - 12:48

Hello

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:48

Hi

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:48

Welcome to Got it Pro

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:49

You can select the data that you want to copy

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:49

and then when you paste paste it as special

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:49

where you select values only

User
16/05/2018 - 12:50

when i do that it rearranges the data

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:50

when you paste at the same time only selct paste as values only

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:50

so it will give you the same value

User
16/05/2018 - 12:50

I have done that multiple times!!

User
16/05/2018 - 12:51

the concatenation seems to affect eh paste

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:51

I can show you on this spreadsheet.write some formula

User
16/05/2018 - 12:51

=CONCATENATE(B135," ",C135)

User
16/05/2018 - 12:52

You will need to run a filter

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:52

See column F

User
16/05/2018 - 12:52

To simulate what i am trying to do

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:52

applied the concat fucntion

User
16/05/2018 - 12:52

yes

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:53

Now i have pasted it on sheet 2

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:53

see with values only

User
16/05/2018 - 12:53

ok

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:53

while pasting it will show error but when you select paste as values then it will show back the values from sheet 1 only

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:53

I would suggest you to try again

User
16/05/2018 - 12:54

Do I paste it with or without the filter when i paste it back into the original?

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:54

it does not matter

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:55

whatever you select just paste it as values

User
16/05/2018 - 12:55

Would you wait a monment whild i try this?

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:55

while pasting you will see REF! but when you select paste as values it will show you the values

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:55

Ok

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:55

please try

User
16/05/2018 - 12:59

This is what happens

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 12:59

what?

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:00

when you paste there is an option to select paste as values

User
16/05/2018 - 01:00

see sheet 2 Col c has my paste and col e has the origiinal

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:00

just select that and the data will come fine

User
16/05/2018 - 01:00

I do select values

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:01

You pasted one row below

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:02

When you filter and select data then you should only compare it with the filtered data

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:02

not the whole data

User
16/05/2018 - 01:02

when i shoose the row it automatically pastes one row lower. It is so confusing and I have never had this issue

User
16/05/2018 - 01:02

maybe i can jsut delete the cell

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:03

Yes

User
16/05/2018 - 01:03

I will keep trying

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:03

I think you are doing right but then you are comparing with original data

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:03

When you put formulas and then use filter

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:04

Just try pasting the data but dont compare with priginal data

User
16/05/2018 - 01:04

the formyla is only on the filtered cells

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:04

I get it..

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:04

If your formula is working fine then why are you going back and comparing

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:04

?

User
16/05/2018 - 01:05

I have to send the sheet as a csv with no formulas

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:06

So just paste the data with formula on another sheet where you paste it as values

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:06

or you can just apply the filter first and then copy the data to another tab

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:06

and then use formula on it

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:06

This should help you i guess

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:07

Do you understand what i am trying to explain you?

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:07

Please let me know

User
16/05/2018 - 01:07

thnaks i will try

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:07

Cool

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:07

Please do give good rating and reviews

User
16/05/2018 - 01:07

yes

Excelchat Expert
16/05/2018 - 01:07

It really helps a lot

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