Home / Definitions / Fill


Webopedia Staff
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:43 am

Common computing definitions for fill:

graphics fill

(1) In graphics applications, to paint the inside of an enclosed object. Typically, you can choose a color and pattern, and then paint the object with a fill tool. The area that is painted is called the fill area.

(2) In spreadsheet applications, to copy the contents of one cell to an entire range of cells — that is, to fill the range with a formula or value.