Importing Excel sheet in to Smartsheet


I have an Excel sheet that one item per line:

Row 1 -- Item 1

Row 2 -- Item 2

Row 3 -- Item 3

I would like to import this into a sheet that looks like this"

Row 1 -- Item 1

Row 2 -- Sub Item 1-A

Row 3 -- Sub Item 1-B

Row 4 -- Sub Item 1-C

Row 4 -- Item 2

Row 5 -- Sub Item 2-A

Row 6 -- Sub Item 2-B

Row 7 -- Sub Item 2-C

The Smartsheet will be a template that I can use for different Excel Sheets.

I am looking for the best process to do this, so that I don't have to copy and paste each row from the Excel sheet.

Thank you for all your suggestions in advance.


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Dieter Henss

    I hope you're well and safe!

    In a couple of my client solutions, I've had a so-called helper sheet structured so you can paste/move data to it, and then it will show as you want it in the main sheet(s).

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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