Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Excel 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Excel, click here: Copying a Hyperlink to Lots of Worksheets.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 14, 2021)
Steven has a worksheet that has a hyperlink in cell B1. He wants to copy this hyperlink to cell D50 on each of the 75 worksheets in a particular workbook. He wonders if there is an easy way to do that.
Actually, there is a very easy way to do it, using editing techniques already familiar to most Excel users. All you need to do is follow these general steps:
That's it. You end up with the hyperlink pasted into cell D50 on each and every worksheet. To go back to working on a single worksheet, click a single worksheet tab.
ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (3471) applies to Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Excel (Excel 2007 and later) here: Copying a Hyperlink to Lots of Worksheets.
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