Sort row data into columns with same heading in excel 2010
Put simply, I need to sort row data for a specific range into the correct columns based on that columns heading. For example, if there are five columns labelled A through E, and data in the rows below ranging from A through E; I need all of the A's to be in the A column, all of the B's in the B column etc. Example start data:
How it should look after the sort:
It also must be able to work with the possibility of having empty cells. For example; if the first example data had no B in row 3, the data must not shift over to the left so that C is in the B column etc.
Other info: not feasible to do by hand - over 450 rows.
It also must be able to work with the possibility of having empty cells.
Taking the above into consideration.
NON VBA WAY
Insert enough columns so that the data moves to the right
Next in the row one, duplicate the values from your data
Next in Cell A2 Put this formula
Copy the formula to the right
Next remove "$" from the table range and add it to the header in formula in Cell A2 so that we can copy the formula down. This is how it would look
Similarly your B2 formula will look like this
Change it for the rest
How highlight cells A2:E2 and copy the formula down.
Your final Sorted Data looks like this.
Copy columns A:E and do a paste special values on Col A:E itself so that the formulas change into values and then delete Cols H:L