In Microsoft Excel, there are several methods to copy a sheet to another sheet with the same format. In this article, I’ll show 4 quick simple methods to do it. Just go through the steps and concentrate on the flow of the images.
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4 Easy Ways to Copy Excel Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format
Method 1: Apply the Copy-Paste Method to Copy Sheet
Let’s get introduced to our datasheet first. In the picture below, three columns are lying with a number of random salespersons, their salaries, and states.
Now by using the Copy-Paste method, I’ll show how to copy an excel sheet to another with the same format.
➜ Select the whole data range in the sheet by using a mouse or keyboard.
➜ Press Ctrl+C on the keyboard. A dancing rectangle will appear along the borders.
➜ Then go to a new sheet.
➜ Activate any cell in the new sheet.
➜ Now press Ctrl+V and the sheet will be copied with the same format.
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Method 2: Copy Sheet with an Option from the Context Menu in Excel
This method is quite easy to operate. Here I’ll copy the sheet from the Context Menu option by using a mouse only. Let’s go through the following steps:
➜ First of all, press the title of the sheet that you want to copy.
➜ Then right-click your mouse.
➜ Some options will open up from the Context Menu.
➜ Select the Move or Copy option.
➜ A dialog box will appear.
➜ Select “How to Copy Excel Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format” from the To Book option bar which is actually our current working book.
➜ Select the sheet you want to copy from the Before sheet menu.
➜ Mark on the box of Create a copy option. And press OK.
See the image below. The sheet is copied with a new title including the same format.
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Method 3: Use Fill Handle to Copy an Excel Sheet to Another One
In this method, I’ll use the autofill option by using a mouse to show how to copy a sheet to another sheet with the same format, which is way too easy.
➜ Press and hold the Ctrl button on the keyboard.
➜ Then press and hold the title of the sheet with left-click and drag to the new position.
➜ Then release the Ctrl key and mouse.
Here I have dragged it after the “Method 4” sheet.
Look here the sheet has been copied with a new title in the same format.
Method 4: Copy Sheet with Cell Formatting Option in Excel
By using the cell formatting option, we can copy an Excel sheet to another place in the same workbook. We will use the ‘Move or Copy Sheet’ command to prepare it. Let’s see the steps on how to do it.
➜ Go to the Cells group of commands > Format drop-down.
➜ Now select the Move or Copy Sheet option. A dialog box will open up.
➜ Select “How to Copy Excel Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format” from the To Book option bar. That is actually my current working book.
➜ Now select the sheet you want to copy from the Before Sheet bar.
➜ Press OK
And look, the data is copied with a new sheet with the same format.
I hope all of the methods described above will be effective enough to copy an Excel sheet to another one in a similar workbook. Feel free to ask any questions in the comment section and please give me feedback.