Excel/Transposing rows


Hello Aidan,

I have some family data that i need to re-arrange. Data is as follows in three columns. The data per family is separated by blank rows. Each set/family can have different numbers of rows, depending on members  eg

ColA     Col B       Col C

Ref:     Name        Amount (header)

001     Mr. X         2000
001/1   Ms. X         2000
001/2   Mrs X         1000

002     Mr. Y         500

003     Mr. Z         5000
003/1   Mrs Z         1500


I want to transpose this data in rows across columns


A      B          C       D          E     F          G

002   Mr. Y      500

003   Mr. Z      5000    Blank        003/1   Mrs Z     15000

Kindly help as i couldnt find a suitable macro so far.

Thank you :)


This macro will do what you want - it stores the data on the same workbook, starting in column F

Sub sorter()
Dim x As Long
x = Cells.SpecialCells(xlCellTypeLastCell).Row
Dim w As Long
Dim y As Long
Dim z As Long
w = 1
For z = 2 To x
If Cells(z, 1).Value = "" Then
   w = w + 1
   y = 5   'and no further action this time
   y = y + 1 'sets the output location
   Cells(w, y).Value = Cells(z, 1).Value
   y = y + 1
   Cells(w, y).Value = Cells(z, 2).Value
   y = y + 1
   Cells(w, y).Value = Cells(z, 3).Value
   y = y + 1
End If
End Sub

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Aidan Heritage


I have provided first hand support since `95 for Microsoft Office majoring in Word and Excel - support for all versions from 2 onwards. I'm based in the UK, so please allow for time differences when asking me questions from other parts of the world!


My background is in the insurance industry and call centre areas, but have been called upon to provide many varied solutions.

I'm educated to UK A level standard, but as I left school some 30 years ago that is rather irrelevent - university of life has provided more of a background!

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