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Transpose by keeping unique values as header item


Excel sheet to transpose

I would like to transpose these two columns by keeping the unique values in C as header items and items in D grouped under the header groups

The header groups are transposed repeatedly instead of appearing only once.

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Solution

  • Try the following formula, assuming there is no Excel Constraints as per the tags posted & if i have understood correctly the required output, then the given formula should work:

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    • Formula used in cell F1

    =LET(
         a, C2:D42,
         b, TAKE(a,,1),
         c, DROP(a,,1), 
         ub, UNIQUE(b),
         DROP(IFERROR(REDUCE("",TOROW(ub),LAMBDA(x,y,
         HSTACK(x,VSTACK(y,FILTER(c,b=y))))),""),,1))
    

    Update :

    OP mentions in comment :

    hey, tried it, but i get formula contains error.


    Not sure what error you are getting, but there is one more neater and cleaner approach, and easy as well using POWER QUERY

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    To perform the task using POWER QUERY, follow the steps:


    • First convert both the source ranges into a table and name it accordingly, for this example I have named it as Table1

    • Next, open a blank query from Data Tab --> Get & Transform Data --> Get Data --> From Other Sources --> Blank Query

    • The above lets the Power Query window opens, now from Home Tab --> Advanced Editor --> And paste the following M-Code by removing whatever you see, and press Done

    let
        Source = Excel.CurrentWorkbook(){[Name="Table1"]}[Content],
        #"Grouped Rows" = Table.Group(Source, {"Orgname"}, {{"All", each _, type table [Orgname=text, Fullname=text]}}),
        #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn(#"Grouped Rows", "Custom", each Table.AddIndexColumn([All],"Index",1,1)),
        #"Removed Other Columns" = Table.SelectColumns(#"Added Custom",{"Custom"}),
        #"Expanded Custom" = Table.ExpandTableColumn(#"Removed Other Columns", "Custom", {"Orgname", "Fullname", "Index"}, {"Orgname", "Fullname", "Index"}),
        #"Pivoted Column" = Table.Pivot(#"Expanded Custom", List.Distinct(#"Expanded Custom"[Orgname]), "Orgname", "Fullname"),
        #"Removed Columns" = Table.RemoveColumns(#"Pivoted Column",{"Index"})
    in
        #"Removed Columns"
    

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    • Lastly, to import it back to Excel --> Click on Close & Load or Close & Load To --> The first one which clicked shall create a New Sheet with the required output while the latter will prompt a window asking you where to place the result.

    Update as per Screenshot from OP, looks they are using Older Version, then one could try the following:

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    • Formula used in cell D1

    =IFERROR(INDEX($A$2:$A$42,MATCH(0,INDEX(COUNTIF($C$1:C1,$A$2:$A$42),,),0)),"")
    

    The above formula needs to fill across. Also while exiting the edit mode, you would need to hit CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER, as these are array formulas.


    • Formula used in cell D2

    =IFERROR(INDEX($B$2:$B$42,AGGREGATE(15,6,
     (ROW($B$2:$B$42)-ROW($B$2)+1)/(D$1=$A$2:$A$42),ROWS(D$1:D1))),"")
    

    The above formula needs to fill down and fill right! Also while exiting the edit mode, you would need to hit CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER, as these are array formulas.


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