Excel/Copy text data across sheets to/from non-adjacent columns
I am using Excel 2011 v14.4.1 to transcribe and analyze language sample data. My transcription spreadsheet is organized as follows: C1 and T1 are the child and teacher, video/time/speaker/to are each entered in a merged cell (2 merged rows):
Video Time Speaker To Language Mode Utterance Component 1 Utt Comp 2 etc
1 00:32 C1 C1 ASL
SE yeah they all coming out
1 00:50 T1 C1 ASL
SE what are you?
1 00:52 T1 C1 ASL
SE are you a bird?
Every time an utterance is entered into the sheet, one word per column is entered in the columns 'Utt Comp 1' through 'Utt Comp 10'. I am using conditional formatting to change the color of every Speaker cell that contains C1, which lets me sort by cell color to see all the C1 data together. I need to be able to move all my C1 data from my transcription sheet to my analysis sheet, which has columns organized like this:
Utterance# Video Timestamp Mode Utt Comp 1 Utt Comp 2 etc to Utt Comp 7
My analysis sheet also uses merged cells (2 merged rows) for Utt#, Video, and Timestamp. What I want to be able to do is automatically populate the columns Video, Timestamp, and Utt Comp 1-7 in my analysis sheet from my transcription sheet if Speaker=C1. I have been doing this by sorting by cell color to isolate C1 utterances, then copying and pasting the data manually by column, but I am hoping there is a way to do this using a macro that eliminates the need to manual data transfer. I am happy to send you an excerpt of my workbook if that would be helpful.
You can send a workbook to me and I will take a look. I assume Excel 2011 is a Macintosh version of Excel. I only have windows. I can try writing a macro that works in the windows version (Excel 2010 is the highest version I have installed) and hopefully it will work for you on the Macintosh.
you can send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
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