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How to Copy Excel Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format

In Microsoft Excel, there are several methods to copy an Excel sheet to another sheet with the same format. In this article, I’ll show 4 quick methods to do it. Just go through the steps and concentrate on the flow of the images.


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4 Quick Methods to Copy Excel Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format

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.

how to copy excel sheet to another sheet with same format


Method 1: Apply Copy-Paste Options to Copy Sheet with Same Format

In the first method, we will use the Copy-Paste options. I’ll show how to copy an excel sheet to another with the same format. Let’s follow the steps below.

Steps:

  • Firstly, 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.
  • Finally, press Ctrl + V and the sheet will be copied with the same format.

Read More:How to Copy a Sheet in Excel (5 Ways)


Method 2: Copy Sheet to Another Sheet with Same Format Using Context Menu

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:

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.

Copy Sheet with an Option from the Context Menu in Excel

  • After that, 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.
  • Also, select the sheet you want to copy from the Before sheet menu.
  • Mark on the box of Create a copy option. And press OK.

  • As a result, you will see the image below. The sheet is copied with a new title including the same format.

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Method 3: Use Dragging Sheet Option to Copy an Excel Sheet to Another One

In this method, I’ll use a mouse to show how to copy a sheet to another sheet with the same format, which is way too easy.

Steps:

  • First of all, 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.

Use Fill Handle to Copy an Excel Sheet to Another One

  • 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.

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Method 4: Copy Sheet with Cell Formatting Option Keeping Same Format 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.

Steps:

  • Firstly, go to the Home tab.
  • Then, select Cells group of commands > Format drop-down.
  • Now select the Move or Copy Sheet option.
  • A dialog box will open up.

Copy Sheet with Cell Formatting Option in Excel

  • After that, select “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.
  • Also, select Create a copy.
  • Press OK.

  • Finally, the data is copied to a new sheet with the same format.

Read More: How to Copy Sheet to End in Excel Using VBA (6 Methods)


Conclusion

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.


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Mithun

Hello! I am Md. Sourov Hossain Mithun. Welcome to my profile. Currently, I am working at Exceldemy as an Excel and VBA Content Developer. Excel is amazing software. Here I will post excel related useful articles. I am a graduate of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. I love to learn new things and work with them. Thank you.

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