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## How do you use the REPT function in Excel?

The Excel REPT function repeats characters a given number of times. For example, =REPT(“x”,5) returns “xxxxx”….Notes

- REPT can repeat numbers but the result is text.
- Number_times should be zero or a positive integer, otherwise, REPT will return #VALUE!
- If number_times is zero, REPT returns an empty string (“”).

**How do I automatically repeat text in Excel?**

Repeat Text Automatically Using Keyboard Shortcut CTRL + ENTER.

**What is rept function?**

Description. Repeats text a given number of times. Use REPT to fill a cell with a number of instances of a text string.

### How do you repeat numbers in Excel?

Repeat number sequence in Excel with formula

- Enter number 1 into a cell where you want to put the repeated sequence numbers, I will enter it in cell A1.
- Follow the cell, then type this formula =MOD(A1,4)+1 into cell A2, see screenshot:

**How do you repeat last action in Excel?**

To repeat something simple, such as a paste operation, press Ctrl+Y or F4 (If F4 doesn’t seem to work, you may need to press the F-Lock key or Fn Key, then F4). If you prefer to use the mouse, click Repeat on the Quick Access Toolbar.

**How do you generate the repeated character to fill a field?**

Select a blank cell you need to fill with repeated character, then press Ctrl + 1 keys simultaneously. 2. Then the Format Cells dialog box pops up, please click the Alignment tab, select Fill option in the Horizontal drop-down list, and then click the OK button.

#### How do you add repetitive data in Excel?

Select the rows into which you want to copy the original row or rows. Right-click the selection, and then click “Insert Copied Cells.” Excel inserts the repeated data into the new rows, moving the existing rows down.

**How do I repeat a cell value in Excel?**

This article will help you.

- Repeat a cell value until new value is seen or reached with formula.
- Select the next cell (F3) in the help column, enter formula =IF(E3=””,F2,E3) into the Formula Bar then press the Enter key.
- Keep selecting cell F3, drag the Fill Handle down to repeat all cell values until new value is seen.

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

Select the cell or range of cells you want to format. Click Home > Format Cells dialog launcher, or press Ctrl+Shift+F. On the Fill tab, under Background Color, pick the color you want. To use a pattern with two colors, pick a color in the Pattern Color box, and then pick a pattern in the Pattern Style box.

## How do I repeat a sequence in Excel?

**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.

**Which command is used to repeat the last action?**

### How do I group repeated data in Excel?

3. How to group duplicates together

- Next, click any cell in your table.
- Select the Data tab.
- Click the large Sort button (not the little AZ or ZA icons)
- In the Sort By drop-down list, select the column that contains the highlighted duplicates.
- Change Sort On to Cell Color.

**Can you put a pattern in a Excel cell?**

Apply a pattern or fill effects On the Fill tab, under Background Color, pick the color you want. To use a pattern with two colors, pick a color in the Pattern Color box, and then pick a pattern in the Pattern Style box. To use a pattern with special effects, click Fill Effects, and then pick the options you want.

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

From within Excel with a series of data entered:

- Select the data to format.
- On the Home tab, click on “Conditional Formatting” to access the available formatting.
- Select “Data Bars” from the menu.
- Hover over any of the options in the pop-out menu to see how they would apply to your data.

#### How do you repeat a value every nth row in Excel?

Copy a value from every nth row in Excel

- =OFFSET(reference, rows, cols, [height], [width])
- =ROW(reference)
- Formula starting with 1st row: =OFFSET(first_cell,(ROW(C1)-1)*n,0)
- Formula starting with nth row: =OFFSET(first_cell,(ROW(C1)*n-1),0)

**How to create a chart using the REPT function in Excel?**

Please increase the size/height of the row where you want to insert the chart so that the column bar will adjust in it. Insert the REPT function formula in cell A30 and enter.

**How to repeat text in Excel using REPT function?**

After clicking on the REPT function, a Function argument box will open up. Pass the first argument of the REPT function, which is text. The text which you want to repeat. The second argument is Number_times, it specifies the number of times to repeat the text.

## What are the limitations of the REPT function in Excel?

The result of the REPT function cannot be longer than 32,767 characters, or REPT returns #VALUE!. Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet.

**What are the arguments of the REPT function?**

The REPT function syntax has the following arguments: Text Required. The text you want to repeat. Number_times Required. A positive number specifying the number of times to repeat text. If number_times is 0 (zero), REPT returns “” (empty text). If number_times is not an integer, it is truncated.