I am trying to use the Copy / Paste Link (ALT+ESL), but it does not appear to be an option when pasting into a Table.

Is this a known limitation of Excel (using 2013)? If so, is there a better work around than doing the Paste Link outside of the Table and then Cut / Paste into the Table?

Paste Link is missing in the Table

paste link into table

Same cell is available to paste link outside Table (far right icon)

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I did a search here on SuperUser but was unable to find a direct match. This question is similar but is more about linking to an entire Table and not pasting into a Table.


what i did after nearly punching myself in the face in frustration, ='Data List'!A3 . data list is my sheet name.

but then i wanted it to update constantly and data list holds a table and i can't table, so i dragged the formula down a row of boxes so that they'd match even if data list got updated.

if you do the same, you'll realise that the empty boxes in data list gives you a 0 with the formula.

so i did this =IF(ISBLANK('Data List'!A3),"",'Data List'!A3) interpretation: if data list box a3 is empty, don't give me anything. if it's not, give me what data list a3 has.

not very savvy, but this is what i did with my noob excel skills.

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