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How to transpose reference while auto fill down/right in Excel?

In general, when we drag auto fill handle right from a cell, the column reference will be changed horizontally, on the other hand, the row reference will change vertically while dragging fill handle down. However, in this article, I introduce a formula which can help you transpose the reference while dragging fill handle down and right in Excel as below screenshot shown.
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Transpose reference while fill down or right

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To transpose the reference while filling right or down, you can apply a simple Transpose function.

Select the cells you want to fill formula, and enter this formula =TRANSPOSE(Sheet2!$B$1:B12) in the formula bar, press Shift + Ctrl + Enter key. See screenshot:
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In the formula, B1:B12 is the range you want to transpose, you can change it as you need.

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    Maude · 1 months ago
    THIS SAVED MY LIFE. THANKS
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    Bharath · 4 months ago
    Thanks, I was looking for this!
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    Steve Thayer · 1 years ago
    This didn't work for me. When I hit shift+cntrl+enter I see the brackets appear around my transpose command but nothing happens in the cells I highlighted.
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    Abdullah · 1 years ago
    How to copy a raw [put in mind the row is formula and not a value] and paste it in another sheet as a column ?

    Since it's a formula it won't work, Please support on this as it's making me crazy :)


    Thanks in advance :)
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      Sunny · 1 years ago
      I do not understand clearly about your question, but if you just want to transpose the row formulas into a column formulas, you just need to use Past as Transpose function in right click context menu.
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    Geano Elias rocha · 2 years ago
    Thanks a lot!