Do you want to learn how to use the TRANSPOSE function in Excel? If so, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to use TRANSPOSE. We’ll explain what TRANSPOSE does and show you some examples of how it can be used. TRANSPOSE is a powerful function that you can use for a variety of purposes. So let’s get started!
What Does The TRANSPOSE Function Do?
The TRANSPOSE function converts a vertical range of cells to a horizontal range of cells, or a horizontal range of cells to a vertical range of cells. In other words, TRANSPOSE “flips” the orientation of a given range or array:
– When given a vertical range, TRANSPOSE converts it to a horizontal range
– If given a horizontal range, TRANSPOSE converts it to a vertical range
– When you transpose an array, the first row becomes the first column of the new array, the second row becomes the second column of the new array, the third row becomes the third column of the new array, and so on.
Where To Find It?
You can find the TRANSPOSE function in the Formulas tab of Excel under Lookup & Reference
You can use Formula Builder to walk you through the formula step by step.
You can manually type the formula into any cell.
The SORTBY Formula
- array (required) – Range or array to transpose
Let’s Take a Look at an Example
Tips and Tricks
The TRANSPOSE function makes sense when you need a dynamic solution that will continue to update when source data changes. That said, for a one time change, you can use Paste Special with the Transpose option.
Working With Versions
In Excel 365, which supports dynamic array formulas, no special syntax is required, TRANSPOSE simply works and results spill into destination cells automatically. However, in other versions of of Excel, TRANSPOSE must be entered as a multi-cell array formula with control + shift + enter:
Use TRANSPOSE With Other Function
You can use TRANSPOSE to “catch” and transpose the output from another function. The formula below changes the result from XLOOKUP from a horizontal configuration to a vertical configuration:
In today’s blog post, we talked about the TRANSPOSE function in Excel. We explained what TRANSPOSE does and showed you some examples of how it can be used. TRANSPOSE is a powerful function that can be used for a variety of purposes. So if you’re looking to learn how to use TRANSPOSE, you now have all the information you need to get started! Thanks for reading and we hope this blog post was helpful.
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