How to Transpose Data in Excel -2022’s Effortless

Transpose means changing the row data as column data, or vice versa. This option is a part of the paste special in Excel.

Steps to Transpose Data:

  • For example, suppose you have the following data which is related to students details.
SNFirst NameLast NameRoll NumberClassSection
1VaditheOmkar54XA
2RajputhShiva55XA
3RajajiShambho56XA
4GaddelaVishnu57XA
5BonalaBalaji58XA
6SuryaRam59XA
7ChandraSomu60XA
8VayulaNarayana61XA
9RajulaMalli62XA
10MalothJeshwanth63XA
Student Details
  • Select and copy the data.
Select and Copy Data
Select and Copy Data
  • Now to transpose copied data (change data from column to row or vice versa) wherever you want, right click at the blank area of the worksheet and click paste special or use shortcut key (ctrl+alt+v) to open a dialogue box.
  • After opening the dialogue box, checkmark the Transpose and click OK.
Open Transpose dialogue box
Open a dialogue box
  • You can see the difference between the copied data (A) and transposed data (B) which is in detailed in the picture below.
Transposed data in Excel
difference between Data Table A and B in Excel
  • Following is the result of the Transposed data (B).
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SN12345678910
First NameVaditheRajputhRajajiGaddelaBonalaSuryaChandraVayulaRajulaMaloth
Last NameOmkarShivaShambhoVishnuBalajiRamSomuNarayanaMalliJeshwanth
Roll Number54555657585960616263
ClassXXXXXXXXXX
SectionAAAAAAAAAA
Result of Transposed data

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