How to change columns to rows and vice versa

In some cases, you may want to change columns and rows in your data range for more convenient and impressive view. Excel proposes the fast and simple way to change columns and rows in the data range.

Do the following:

    1.    Highlight the data that you want to change in your spreadsheet:

  • the column that you want to change to a row
  • the row that you want tot change to a column
  • the data range in which you want to change columns and rows.

    2.    To copy selected information in the clipboard, do one of the following:

  • On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the Copy button:
    Clipboard Word 2010
  • Right-click in the selection and choose Copy in the popup menu
  • Click Ctrl+C.

    3.    Select the cell where you want to place the changed information.

    4.    To paste changed information, do one of the following:

    4.1.    New features in Excel 2010:

  • On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, select the Paste list and then choose Transpose (T):
    Clipboard group Word 2010
  • Right-click and choose Transpose (T) in the popup menu:
    popup Clipboard group Word 2010

    4.2.    Usual way:

  • On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, select the Paste list and then choose Paste Special (or right-click and choose Paste Special... in the popup menu):
    Clipboard group Word 2010
  • In the Paste Special dialog box, check the Transpose checkbox and then click OK:
    Paste Special Word 2010

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