Today, we will discuss the Transpose option of Excel Paste Shortcut. In Excel, we generally transpose Rows to Columns or vice-versa. We can do this in multiple ways. But in this article, we’ll only use the Paste shortcut while copying data from one region to another. The following image is the overview or the outcome of the transpose operation using the Paste shortcut.
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4 Methods to Transpose Using Excel Paste Shortcut
In this article, we will discuss 4 ways to paste Transpose in Excel. We take a data set that consists of the names, unit prices, quantity sold of different fruits, and also revenue made from those fruits.
1. Transpose Using Ribbon Paste Shortcut
We can transpose by using the Ribbon commands. The process is given below:
- Firstly, select the data we have to transpose. Here I’ve selected range B4:E9.
- Secondly, go to Home.
- Now, select Copy from the Clipboard group of commands.
- Thereafter, go to Cell B11 to Paste and Transpose.
- After that, go to the main Home tab.
- Then, select Paste from the commands.
- Finally, from the drop-down of Paste option, select Transpose(T).
- After selecting Transpose(T), we will get our transposed data.
2. Keyboard Shortcut to Transpose in Excel
In this instance, we will use a keyboard shortcut to Transpose in Excel. This is the quickest way to Transpose.
- First, select the data from the cell range of B4:E9 that we want to transpose.
- Then, press Ctrl+C.
- After that, select Cell B11 to paste the data.
- Next, press Ctrl+V.
- As a result, the dataset will be pasted as it is in the selected range.
- Thereafter, click the drop-down of the Ctrl menu.
- From the Paste option, select Transpose(T).
- After selecting the Transpose(T), we will get our desired transpose result.
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3. Transpose by Mouse Shortcut
Here, we will use a mouse shortcut to Transpose in Excel. We will paste the dataset in Transpose arrangement to the original data using the options available from the mouse click.
- To begin with, select the range B4:E9 for transpose.
- Then, click the right button of the mouse. We will find the Context Menu.
- Next, select Copy from the Context Menu.
- Then, go to Cell B11 to Paste.
- Again, click the right button of the mouse.
- From the Context Menu, select the Paste Options.
- Finally, select the Transpose(T) option and we will get the return values at once.
4. Excel Paste Special Shortcut to Perform Transpose Operation
We can also use Paste Special for this Transpose. We can apply this Paste Special in different ways.
- Firstly, select the range B4:E9 initially.
- Then, press Ctrl+C to copy.
- Afterward, select a cell to paste the data. We select Cell B11 for this.
- After that, go to the main Home tab.
- Go to the Paste from the commands.
- From the Paste drop-down select Paste Special.
- Or press Ctrl+Alt+V.
- As a result, we will get a dialog box.
- Now, put a mark on the Transpose option.
- Then, click OK.
- Finally, we will get the return.
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We showed different ways to Transpose using the Paste shortcut here. Hope this article will help you when you need to perform this operation. If you have any suggestions or feedback, please comment to us.
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