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## How do you make Excel automatically add rows?

Select the entire row which you want to insert a blank row above, and press Shift + Ctrl + + keys together, then a blank row is inserted.

## How do you automatically insert a blank row after a group of data in Excel?

Select the data range that you want to use, and then choose the key column you want to insert blank rows based on; Then check Blank row option from the Options section, and enter the number of blank rows that you want to insert.

**How do you split data into rows in Excel?**

Click in a cell, or select multiple cells that you want to split. Under Table Tools, on the Layout tab, in the Merge group, click Split Cells. Enter the number of columns or rows that you want to split the selected cells into.

### How do I convert comma separated text into rows in Excel?

How to Convert Comma Separated Text Into Rows with Excel

- Copy the comma delimited text into your clipboard from your text editor or Microsoft Word.
- Fire up MS Excel and paste the comma separated text into a cell.
- Click on the Data Tab and then select Text to Columns.

### How do I convert a column list to a comma separated list in Excel?

1. Select a blank cell adjacent to the list’s first data, for instance, the cell C1, and type this formula =CONCATENATE(TRANSPOSE(A1:A7)&”,”) (A1:A7 is the column you will convert to comma serrated list, “,” indicates the separator you want to separate the list).

**How do I change rows to columns in Excel?**

Transpose (rotate) data from rows to columns or vice versa

- Select the range of data you want to rearrange, including any row or column labels, and press Ctrl+C.
- Choose a new location in the worksheet where you want to paste the transposed table, ensuring that there is plenty of room to paste your data.

#### How do I convert multiple columns to rows in Excel?

Highlight all of the columns that you want to unpivot into rows, then click on Unpivot Columns just above your data. Once you’ve clicked on Unpivot Columns, Excel will transform your columnar data into rows.

#### How do you switch columns and rows in sheets?

Here are the steps to transpose data in Google Sheets:

- Select the data that you want to transpose.
- Copy the data (right-click and select copy or use the keyboard shortcut Control + C)
- Select the cell where you want to get the transposed data.
- Right-click and within Paste Special, click on Paste Transpose.

**How do I swap columns in sheets?**

First, select the Entire columns option. Then click the column A header and hold the left mouse button. Drag the cursor across to the B column header to select both columns. Press the Shuffle button to swap Column 2 and 3 around.

## How do I transpose data from one sheet to another?

TRANSPOSE function

- Step 1: Select blank cells. First select some blank cells.
- Step 2: Type =TRANSPOSE( With those blank cells still selected, type: =TRANSPOSE(
- Step 3: Type the range of the original cells. Now type the range of the cells you want to transpose.
- Step 4: Finally, press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.

## How do I reverse the order of data in Google Sheets?

To sort a range:

- Select the cell range you want to sort.
- Click Data and select Sort range from the drop-down menu.
- The Sorting dialog box appears.
- Select ascending or descending.

**How do I sort an array in sheets?**

How to use the SORT function in Google Sheets

- Begin by typing =sort( in a spreadsheet cell.
- Type the range that contains the data that you want to sort, such as A3:C.
- Type a comma, and then type a number which represents the column that you want to sort by, for example type the number 2, to represent the second column.

### How do I Unsort data in Excel?

In MS Excel 2010 version there is an option to unsort multiple/many columns in excel in one go: HOME->EDITING->SORT &FILTER drop down menu->CLEAR.

### How do I undo a sort in sheets?

When you use filters and sorted data, an arrow will be shown on the table header as shown below. Go to Home tab > Sort & Filter > Clear to clear the sorting/filtering. This will remove all filters to sort state and get rid of sort arrows.

**How do I Unsort in Excel 2020?**

Below are the steps to unsort the data in Excel:

- Right-click on the left-most column.
- Click on the Insert column option.
- [Optional] Add a header in cell A1.
- Add 1 in cell A2 and 2 in cell A3.
- Select both the cells (A2 and A3), place the cursor over the bottom-right part of the selection.
- Click and drag.

#### How do I undo a filter?

If you want to completely remove filters, go to the Data tab and click the Filter button, or use the keyboard shortcut Alt+D+F+F.

#### How do I sort multiple columns in Excel?

Sort the table

- Select Custom Sort.
- Select Add Level.
- For Column, select the column you want to Sort by from the drop-down, and then select the second column you Then by want to sort.
- For Sort On, select Values.
- For Order, select an option, like A to Z, Smallest to Largest, or Largest to Smallest.

**How do you sort multiple columns in Excel without mixing data?**

Sorting Multiple Rows or Columns

- Select any cell within the data range wherein sorting needs to be applied.
- Click on the Data Tab on Menu Bar, and further click on Sort under Sort & Filter group.
- Sort dialog box opens up.
- Under Sort On List, select the type of sort that needs to be applied.

## How do you sort columns in Excel without mixing data?

General Sort

- Click into any cell in the COLUMN you want to sort by within your list. (DO NOT highlight that column as this will sort that column only and leave the rest of your data where it is.)
- Click on the DATA tab.
- Click on either the Sort Ascending or Sort Descending. button.

## Which is the best method to sort a data set by multiple columns?

Which is the best method to sort a data set by multiple columns (i.e. a multi-level sort)?

- Sort by the first column, then select the second column and sort by that column.
- Sort the data, then select the range of ties and sort that.
- Go to Data and click Sort and add as many sorting levels as needed.

**How do you sort excel by column and keep rows together?**

To do this, use Excel’s Freeze Panes function. If you want to freeze just one row, one column or both, click the View tab, then Freeze Panes. Click either Freeze First Column or Freeze First Row to freeze the appropriate section of your data. If you want to freeze both a row and a column, use both options.

### How can I sort one set of data to match another set of data in Excel?

To sort rows to match another column, here is a formula can help you.

- Select a blank cell next to the column you want to resort, for instance B1, and then enter this formula =MATCH(A1,C:C,FALSE), and drag autofill handle down to apply this formula.
- And then a list of numbers are displaying in the formula cells.

### What kind of sorting is not possible in Excel?

The most common reason for data not sorting correctly is due to the leading space ahead of the text. Many people using encounter this problem. The text with leading space is sorted at the top in ascending and at the bottom in descending order sort. Try correcting this, and it will work.

**How do I fix sorting problems in Excel?**

Problems with Sorting Excel Data

- Select one cell in the column you want to sort.
- Press Ctrl + A, to select the entire region.
- Check the selected area, to make sure that all the data is included.
- If all the data was not selected, fix any blank columns or rows, and try again.

#### Why does excel sort incorrectly?

Excel number sort order problems The reason this happens is because Excel has decided that the ‘numbers’ are actually text and so it is sorting the ‘text’. So in much the same way that words sort based on there letters, the numbers sort on the digits instead of the value.

#### Does Excel have a sort function?

By default Excel will sort by row, and will only sort by column where by_col is TRUE. When by_col is FALSE or missing Excel will sort by row. The SORT function is provided to sort data in an array. The SORT function will return an array, which will spill if it’s the final result of a formula.

**Does Excel have a unique function?**

The Excel UNIQUE function returns a list of unique values in a list or range. Values can be text, numbers, dates, times, etc. The Excel SORTBY function sorts the contents of a range or array based on the values from another range or array. The range or array used to sort does not need to appear in results.

## How do you sort linked data and keep formulas in Excel?

Tip: If there are several references in one cell, you need to change the references one by one by selecting and press F4 key in the formula bar. Then change the references in other formula cells to absolute one by one. Now the formulas are kept while sorting.

## How do I automatically sort alphabetically in Excel?

How to sort rows alphabetically in Excel

- Select the range you want to sort.
- Go to the Data tab > Sort and Filter group, and click Sort:
- In the Sort dialog box, click the Options…
- In the small Sort Options dialog that appears, select Sort left to right, and click OK to get back to the Sort.