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Drag and copy

Windows shortcut 
Ctrldrag
Mac shortcut 
drag

The default behavior for drag and drop is to cut data in cells, but you can also copy cells during drag and drop. To copy cells, use this shortcut before or after you start to drag the selection. Excel will display a small plus (+) symbol to indicate the copy operation.

Related videos

The videos below demonstrate this shortcut.
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In this lesson, we cover shortcuts you can use for drag and drop in Excel.