How to Duplicate a Sheet in Excel? (In Existing or New File)
In this article, I will explain how to duplicate a sheet in Excel. As you know that Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for organizing and analyzing data. It allows users to create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets.
Sometimes, users may want to create a duplicate copy of an existing sheet to make changes without affecting the original data or they want some modification in the existing sheet. Duplicating a sheet in Excel is a simple process that can save users time and effort. So, how to duplicate a Sheet in Excel by creating a copy of an existing sheet?
So that users can create a new sheet that contains all the same information and formatting as the original sheet. In this way, they can make changes according to the requirements without affecting the original data.
For this purpose, you can use the Move or Copy Sheet command to move or copy the entire sheet to other locations in the same workbook or to another workbook.
How to Duplicate a Sheet in Excel in an Existing or New Workbook?
Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet application that allows users to organize, manipulate, and analyze data. When working with large amounts of data, it can be helpful to create a duplicate sheet to avoid recreating it from scratch. Duplicating a sheet in Excel allows you to quickly copy all of its data and formatting to a new or existing sheet in the same or a different workbook.
There are two ways of making a duplicate copy of a sheet in Microsoft Excel.
- You need to create a duplicate sheet in the same Excel file. Or
- Copy a sheet into another workbook.
The following steps may be involved.
How to duplicate a sheet in Excel in a new workbook?
Step-1: Right-click on the sheet you want to make a duplicate copy of it as you can see in the above picture.
Step-2: Choose (a new book) from the list and also check the create a copy box. (see in the below picture)
Step-3: Now click on the “move or copy” command in the list.
Step-4: And then click on the “Ok” button. Now the duplicate Excel sheet is created.
How to duplicate a sheet in Excel into the same workbook?
There are two easy methods to create a duplicate copy of an Excel sheet in the same workbook.
(1) Using Shortcut: Press the CTRL button, and press and hold the left mouse button on the sheet you want to make a duplicate. Now drag the sheet tab into the tab location and left the mouse button.
(2) By using the command:
Step-1: Right-click on the sheet tab (as you can see in the above picture).
Step-2: Check the Create a copy box.
Step-3: Click on the “move or copy” command from the list.
Step-4: Now click on the “Ok” button. Your Excel sheet will be created in the same workbook.
How to duplicate a sheet in Excel into another Excel file?
Step-1: Right-click on the sheet tab you want to make a duplicate copy into another Excel file.
Step-2: Click on the “Move or copy” command.
Step-3: Choose the workbook name from the list where you want to move or copy the sheet.
Step-4: Must check the “Create a copy” box. (see in the below picture)
Step-5: Now click on the “Ok” button.