How to flip / reverse a column of data order vertically in Excel?
Sometimes, you may want to flip a column of data order in Excel. It seems quite hard to reverse the data order manually, especially for a lot of data in the column. This article will guide you to flip or reverse a column data order vertically quickly.
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Supposing you need to flip the column of data in Microsoft Excel as shown in the following screenshot:
Using Sort command can help you flip a column of data in Excel with following steps:
Step 1: Insert a series of sequence numbers besides the column. In this case, in insert 1, 2, 3…, 7 in Column B, then select B1:B7, see screenshot:
Step 2: Click the Data > Sort Z to A, see screenshot:
Step 3: In the Sort Warning dialog box, check the Expand the selection option, and click the Sort button.
You will see the number order of Column A is flipped. And then you can delete or hide the Column B according to your needs. See the following screenshot:
This method is also applied to reversing multiple columns of data order.
If you know how to use a VBA code in Excel, you may flip / reverse data order vertically as follows:
Step 1: Hold down the Alt + F11 keys in Excel, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
Step 2: Click Insert > Module, and paste the following macro in the Module Window.
VBA: Flip / reverse a range data order vertically in Excel.
Sub FlipColumns() 'Updateby20131126 Dim Rng As Range Dim WorkRng As Range Dim Arr As Variant Dim i As Integer, j As Integer, k As Integer On Error Resume Next xTitleId = "KutoolsforExcel" Set WorkRng = Application.Selection Set WorkRng = Application.InputBox("Range", xTitleId, WorkRng.Address, Type:=8) Arr = WorkRng.Formula For j = 1 To UBound(Arr, 2) k = UBound(Arr, 1) For i = 1 To UBound(Arr, 1) / 2 xTemp = Arr(i, j) Arr(i, j) = Arr(k, j) Arr(k, j) = xTemp k = k - 1 Next Next WorkRng.Formula = Arr End Sub
Step 3: Press the F5 key to run this macro, a dialog is popped up for you to select a range to flip vertically, see screenshot:
Step 4: Click OK in the dialog, the range is flipped vertically, see screenshot:
If you have Kutools for Excel installed, you can reverse the numbers order of columns with Flip Vertical Range tool quickly.
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Step 1: Select the column of data that you want to flip.
Step 2: Click Kutools > Range Converter > Flip Vertical Range, see screenshot:
Then the data in the column has been flipped vertically.
Click Flip Vertical Range to know more about this feature.