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How to Paste Transpose in Google Sheets (Easiest Way in 2024)

How to Paste Transpose in Google Sheets

Follow the steps below to paste transpose in Google Sheets. 

1. Select the Data

Click and drag to highlight the cells you want to transpose. For example, if you're working with a list of names in a column that you want to move to a row, select all these names.

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2. Copy the Data

Right-click on the highlighted cells and select "Copy," or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + C (Windows) or Cmd + C (Mac).

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3. Choose Destination

Click on the cell where you want the transposed data to begin. This will be the top-left cell of your new data arrangement.

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4. Open Paste Special Menu

Right-click on the destination cell to open the context menu and find "Paste special."

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5. Select Paste Transpose

In the "Paste special" submenu, click "Transposed."

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Your data will be pasted with rows and columns swapped.

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6. Adjust If Necessary

You may need to adjust column widths or row heights to accommodate the new layout of your transposed data.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to paste transpose in Google Sheets. 

If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to transpose cells in Google Sheets or our article on Google Sheets paste transpose not working.

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