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How to list column header names in Excel?

When there are too many columns overflowing to multiple pages in Excel, you have to scroll left and right to view and locate the column header names. You may think of any easy ways to view and locate the column header names. Exactly, there are some tricks to deal with it easily.

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arrow blue right bubble List column header names with Paste Special command

Microsoft Excel's Paste Special command can transpose a row to a column. Therefore, if you want to view all column names at a glance without scrolling, you can try to transpose the row that contains the column header names to column.

Step 1: Select the row containing the column header names.

Step 2: Copy this row.

Step 3: In a blank area, right click, and select the Transpose button

Then you will see all column header names are copied and pasted in a single column. See screenshot:

However, this way only helps you view the column header names quickly, but not navigate and locate.

arrow blue right bubble List and locate column header names with Kutools for Excel

Here is another easy way with third part add-in, Kutools for Excel. Its Navigation Pane tool can list all workbook and sheet name, column header name, and range names in an added pane.

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Just click the Navigation Pane button under Kutools Tab, and it displays the Navigation pane at the left. Under the Column Tab, it lists all column header names.

Note:It will locate a cell containing column header name as soon as possible if you click the column name in the navigation pane.This utility only lists all the column titles of the current worksheet. Click here to know more detail on this feature.

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    Gail · 2 years ago
    Thanks for this information. Very helpful. Well presented (easy to find what I needed and follow along)!