Excel - transpose as problem

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July 9, 2010 at 01:53:10
Specs: Windows Vista
I have got 365 colums as dates and 24 rows as hours and data for each hour of the year. How do I transpose all this data into three colums with ascending dates and each day with ascending hours?
Thus how do I get B1 to place itself at A25, B2 at A26 ... C1 at A49, C2 at A50 and so on?

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July 9, 2010 at 06:08:55

1. Does your worksheet have any headings for dates or for hours.

2. You want the 365 columns converted into three columns.
At what date/hour do the first two columns stop, i.e what are the transition points and is there any logic to where those transition points occur.

I don't know how you intend to use your data, but moving from a logical array of 365*24 to three columns which 'mix' dates and hours, will make data analysis a lot harder.

Imaging trying to get an average value for 10:00 AM for the year
In your current arrangement you would use a simple formula such as =AVERAGE(A10:NA10),
but with the data split into three columns, It would require a complex formula to get the same result.

You could consider putting each month's data onto a separate worksheet in the same workbook, if for instance you needed compatibility with Excel 2003 (only 256 columns available).


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