If you are looking for some of the easiest ways to paste range names in Excel, then you are in the right place. Pasting range names will make your work easier in Excel like in making a data table or in applying formulas etc.

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## 7 Ways to Paste Range Names in Excel

We will use the following data table of *Sales Records *of a company for demonstrating the ways of pasting range names in Excel.

For creating the article, we have used *Microsoft Excel 365* version, you can use any other versions according to your convenience.

__Method-1__: Using Paste List Option to Paste the List of Defined Named Ranges

Here, we have named the three ranges of the three columns (**Product**, **Sales Person**, **Sales**) with the names *product*,* person, *and *sales *respectively. In this method, we will show the way to paste a list of these range names easily.**Â **

** Step-01**:

âž¤Firstly, make two columns

**Range Name**and

**Position**for pasting the list of the named ranges and their location.

âž¤Select the output cell **E5**âž¤Go to

**Formulas**Tab>>

**Defined Names**Group>>

**Use in Formula**Dropdown>>

**Paste Names**Option

After that, the **Paste Name **Wizard will pop up.

âž¤Select the **Paste List **Option.

** Result**:

Finally, you will get the list of the range names and their corresponding location containing the sheet name and the cell ranges.

**Read more:** **How to Edit Named Range in Excel**

__Method-2__: Using Paste Names Option to Paste Range Names

Here, we have two tables; one has the **Product **column and the **Sales **column and another has the **Sales Person **column. We have named the range of the **Sales **column as *sales1 *and now we want to paste this range besides the **Sales Person **column in the second table.

To do this here we will use the **Paste Names **Option.

** Step-01**:

âž¤Select the output cell

**F4**

âž¤Go to

**Formulas**Tab>>

**Defined Names**Group>>

**Use in Formula**Dropdown>>

**Paste Names**Option

After that, the **Paste Name **Wizard will pop up.

âž¤Select the name of the range name *sales1*.

âž¤Press **OK**

Then, the following formula will appear in the cell **F4**

`=sales1`

âž¤Press **ENTER**

** Result**:

In this way, you will be able to paste the range name

*sales1*in

**Column F**.

** Things to Remember**The range name pasted here will work as a

**Dynamic Array**and you cannot edit or delete an individual cell in this array.

__Method-3__: Pasting a Range Name in a Formula

Suppose, you have named the range in the column **Sales **with *sales2*. Now, you want to get the sum of sales by using the **SUM function **and paste the range name in this function to have the result.

** Step-01**:

âž¤Select the output cell

**D12**

âž¤Type the name of the function in this cell.

`=SUM(`

âž¤Go to **Formulas **Tab>>**Defined Names **Group>>**Use in Formula **Dropdown>>**Paste Names **Option

After that, the **Paste Name **Wizard will pop up.

âž¤Select the name of the range name *sales2*.

âž¤Press **OK**

Then, the name of the range name will appear inside the function

`=SUM(sales2`

âž¤Press **ENTER**

** Result**:

Finally, you will get the

*Sum of Sales*in cell

**D12**.

__Method-4__: Using Use in Formula List to Paste Range Name in a Formula

You can paste the range name *sales3 *in the formula from the **Use in Formula **list to get the sum of sales.

** Step-01**:

âž¤Select the output cell

**D12**

âž¤Type the name of the function in this cell.

`=SUM(`

âž¤Go to **Formulas **Tab>>**Defined Names **Group>>**Use in Formula **Dropdown

âž¤Select the range name *sales3 *from the options in the **Use in Formula **list.

Then, the name of the range name will appear inside the function

`=SUM(sales3`

âž¤Press **ENTER**

** Result**:

Afterward, you will get the

*Sum of Sales*in cell

**D12**.

**Similar Readings:**

**How to Name a Range in Excel (5 Easy Tricks)****Dynamic Named in Range Excel (Both One and Two Dimensional)****How Excel Remove Named Range (4 Quick Methods)**

__Method-5__: Using Formula Assistance to Paste Range Name in a Formula

You can use *Formula Assistance *to paste the range name and get the *Sum of Sales *easily.

** Step-01**:

âž¤Select the output cell

**D12**

âž¤Type the name of the function in this cell.

`=SUM(`

âž¤After that, start typing the name of the range and then a list of suggestions will appear

âž¤Select the name of the range from the list and press the **TAB **key

Then, the name of the range name will appear inside the function

`=SUM(sales4`

âž¤Press **ENTER**

** Result**:

Finally, you will get the

*Sum of Sales*in cell

**D12**.

__Method-6__: Using Apply Name to formulas

Suppose, you have already got the *Sum of Sales *by using the **SUM function **and referring to the range of *Sales *manually instead of using the range name. Now, you can change the range of sales to the name of this range *sales5 *by using **Apply Names **Option.

Here, we can see that we have got the *Sum of sales *by using the following formula

`=SUM(D5:D11)`

**D5:D11 **is the range of sales and now we will replace it with the name of this range(*sales5*).

** Step-01**:

âž¤Select the output cell

**D12**

âž¤Go to

**Formulas**Tab>>

**Defined Names**Group>>

**Define Name**Dropdown>>

**Apply Names**Option

After that, the **Apply Names **Wizard will pop up.

âž¤Select the name of the range name *sales5*.

âž¤Press **OK**

** Result**:

After that, the range of sales in the formula will be replaced with the range name

*sales5*.

__Method-7__: Using VBA Code

In this section, We have named the range of the **Sales **column as *sales6 *and now we want to paste this range besides the **Sales Person **column in the second table.

To do this here we will use a **VBA **code.

** Step-01**:

âž¤Go to

**Developer**Tab>>

**Visual Basic**Option

Then, the **Visual Basic Editor **will open up.

âž¤Go to **Insert **Tab>> **Module **Option

After that, a **Module** will be created.

** Step-02**:

âž¤Write the following code

```
Sub pasterng()
Range("sales6").Copy
[F4].PasteSpecial xlPasteValues
[F4].PasteSpecial xlPasteFormats
End Sub
```

Here, *sales6 *is the range name and we will copy it and then we will paste the values with the format in the cell range **F4**.

âž¤Press **F5**

** Result**:

In this way, you will be able to paste the range name

*sales6*in

**Column F**.

## Practice Section

For doing practice by yourself we have provided a** Practice** section like below in a sheet named **Practice**. Please do it by yourself.

## Conclusion

In this article, we tried to cover the easiest ways to paste range names in Excel effectively. Hope you will find it useful. If you have any suggestions or questions feel free to share them with us.