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Suppose you have data that is stored in long format in excel. You want to reshape it to wide format.

The data is shown in the image below : -

Type the following formula in cell D2

Type the following formula in cell E2

=IF(COLUMN(A1) <=COUNTIF($A$2:$A$100,"="&$D2),OFFSET(INDIRECT("$B"& COUNTIF($A$2:$A$100,"<="&$D1)+2),COLUMN(A1)-1,0),"")

The data is shown in the image below : -

Reshape data from long to wide format |

**Step I : To pull unique values from Column A**Type the following formula in cell D2

=IFERROR(INDEX($A$2:$A$100, MATCH(0,COUNTIF($D1:D$1, $A$2:$A$100), 0)),"")

*Press***CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER**to confirm this formula as it's an array formula. If this formula is entered correctly, you would see the formula inside the curly brackets {}.

**Step II : Reshape data from long to wide format**Type the following formula in cell E2

=IF(COLUMN(A1) <=COUNTIF($A$2:$A$100,"="&$D2),OFFSET(INDIRECT("$B"& COUNTIF($A$2:$A$100,"<="&$D1)+2),COLUMN(A1)-1,0),"")

*Paste the formula to the right and down so that transformation happens correctly. You can use***CTRL + R**shortcut key to paste the formula to the right and**CTRL + D**shortcut key to paste the formula down.**Download the workbook**
The data in Column A must be numbers?

ReplyDeleteI tried text data and got wrong results

yes, it must definitely be numbers, in order

DeleteThe second COUNTIF should be a MATCH() instead. It should be:

ReplyDelete=IF(COLUMN(A1) <=COUNTIF($A$1:$A$100,"="&$D2),OFFSET(INDIRECT("$B"& MATCH($D2,$A$1:$A$100,0)),COLUMN(A1)-1,0),"")