Copy and paste only nonblank cells

Unfortunately, when you try to paste a series of cells with blank cells, Paste special with Skip blanks option doesn't seem to work.

One of the solutions is to use Filter:

    1.    Select of the cells including blank and non-blank cell that you wish to paste.

    2.    On the Home tab, in the Editing group, select Sort & Filter and then choose Filter (or click Ctrl+Shift+L):

Sort & Filter group in Excel 2013

    3.    A drop-down should appear in the first cell of your range.

Filter in Excel 2013

Click on this drop-down.

    4.    De-select the (Blanks) option and then click on the OK button:

Filter in Excel 2013

    5.    You can see now only non-blank cells, select them:

Series without blank cells in Excel 2013

    6.    Now you can copy and paste anywhere the series of cells without blank cells:

Example in Excel 2013

Thank you for visiting OfficeToolTips

We are glad to help you in your work. However, you are using ad blocker and our efforts will not be rewarded.

Please consider disabling ad blocker before continuing the reading.