How to Convert Multiple Rows into a Single Row in Excel

This post will guide you how to convert multiple rows or columns into a single row with a formula in Excel 3013/2016. How do I convert groups of rows to a single row of columns with VBA Macro in Excel.

Convert Multiple Row into Single Row with Formula


Assuming that you have a list of data in range A1:B6, and you want to convert those data into a single row in your worksheet, how to do it. You can use a formula based on the OFFSET function, the ROW function, the FLOOR function and the COLUMN function to achieve the result. Like this:

=OFFSET(Sheet8!$A$1,((ROW()-1)*6)+(FLOOR(COLUMN()-1,2)/2),(COLUMN()-1)-(FLOOR(COLUMN()-1,2)))

You need to type this formula into the cell A1 in a new worksheet in your current workbook. And then drag the AutoFill handle to right until you get the number 0.

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Note: the number 6 is the total number or rows. and the number 2 is the total number of  columns.

Convert Multiple Row into Single Row with VBA Macro


You can also use an Excel VBA Macro to achieve the same result of converting multiple rows or columns into a specified row. Here are the steps:

#1 open your excel workbook and then click on “Visual Basic” command under DEVELOPER Tab, or just press “ALT+F11” shortcut.

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#2 then the “Visual Basic Editor” window will appear.

#3 click “Insert” ->”Module” to create a new module.

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#4 paste the below VBA code  into the code window. Then clicking “Save” button.

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Sub convertMultipleRowsToOneRow()
    Set myRange = Application.InputBox("select one range that you want to convert:", "", Type:=8)
    Set dRang = Application.InputBox("Select one Cell to place data:", "", Type:=8)
    rowNum = myRange.Rows.Count
    colNum = myRange.Columns.Count
    For i = 1 To rowNum
        myRange.Rows(i).Copy dRang
        Set dRang = dRang.Offset(0, colNum + 0)
    Next
End Sub

#5 back to the current worksheet, then run the above excel macro. Click Run button.

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#6 select one range that you want to convert. Click OK button.

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#7 Select one Cell to place data.  Click OK button.

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#8 Let’s see the result:

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Related Functions


  • Excel COLUMN function
    The Excel COLUMN function returns the first column number of the given cell reference.The syntax of the COLUMN function is as below:=COLUMN ([reference])….
  • Excel ROW function
    The Excel ROW function returns the row number of a cell reference.The ROW function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Lookup and Reference Function.The syntax of the ROW function is as below:= ROW ([reference])….
  • Excel FLOOR function
    The Excel FLOOR function returns a number rounded down to the nearest multiple of significance. So it will return a rounded number.The syntax of the FLOOR function is as below:= FLOOR (number, significance)…

 

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