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How can I copy cell values rather than references from one sheet to another? Right now using Filter, Query and ArrayFormula creates references which create empty cells and disallow sorting of the sheet.

I need the copy to only carry through values and not references.

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Was the answer given, useful? – Jacob Jan Tuinstra Jan 27 '13 at 18:46

You can copy the cell values and when pasting:

  1. Right-click
  2. Paste Special...
  3. Paste values only

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Awesome, this was exactly what I was looking to find out, and the added image makes it crystal clear. Thanks. – Kzqai May 13 '13 at 15:30
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This doesn't work if you want to paste the value in another spreadsheet or in email, etc. Is there a solution to that problem? Note that I don't want to copy the displayed number, since it's rounded. I want to copy the actual result of the formula. – Vaddadi Kartick Mar 31 at 13:00

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