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How to return cell value every five or nth row in Excel? 

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2020-11-18

In a worksheet, how could you return and list the values from every five or nth cell as following screenshot shown, to copy them one by one will waste lots of time. This article, I will introduce some quick tricks for solving this problem in Excel.

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Return and list every five or nth cell value with formula

Return and list every five or nth cell value, row or column with Kutools for Excel


Return and list every five or nth cell value with formula

To extract every five or nth cell from a column, you can apply the following simple formula:

Enter this formula: =OFFSET($C$1,(ROW()-1)*5,0) into cell F1, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to apply this formula, and every five cell value from column C have been returned in column F, see screenshot:

Note: In above formula, C1 is the begin cell of the column that you want to extract every nth value, the number 5 is the interval number, you can change them to your need.

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Return and list every five or nth cell value, row or column with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, with its Select Interval Rows & Columns utility, you can quickly select every nth cell, row or column as you need, and then copy and pasted them to anywhere you need.

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After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as follows:

1. Select the data range that you want to return every 5 rows, and click Kutools > Select > Select Interval Rows & Columns, see screenshot:

2. In the popped out Select Interval Rows & Columns dialog box, select Rows option from Select section, and then enter the interval number and row number you want to select into the Interval of and Rows text boxes separately, see screenshot:

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3. Then click Ok button, and every 5 rows have been selected at once, then please copy and paste them into a cell where you want to locate the result, see screenshot:

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