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Linking Cells from a Vertical Orientation to a Horizontal Orientation

11/28/17 Edited 12/09/19

Hello everyone,

I am creating a Project Pipeline which consists of many linked cells from many different individual project sheets. The individual project sheets are designed in a way that the information I am accessing is vertical. But in my pipeline, these same values need to be horizontally displayed. I need to link around 20 cells from each project sheet, and it is tedious and a waste of time to individually link each cell from many different projects.

Is there a way I can link these cells and transpose them at the same time, so that I only have to copy-paste a single time from each project sheet?

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!



  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 11/29/17

    Hi Max,

    My suggestion would be to link it to another section/column on the project sheet and then link that area to the project pipeline.

    Would that work for you?!

    I hope this helps you!




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  • J. Craig WilliamsJ. Craig Williams Top Contributor

    I wrote this today to document a way I have solved this:



  • liz.mayeuxliz.mayeux ✭✭✭✭✭

    What if it isn't dates that you are trying to transpose?


    For example, I have a request form w/ 4 entries that refer back to columns that need to be filled in:

    Column 1 Date Requested

    Column 2 Requester

    Column 3 Project Type

    Column 4 Product


    As the form is entered these results are filled in  1 Sheet housed in our Workspaces folder.


    We then have a workspace folder that is project specific and I would like to see these 4 columns transposed and entered as "task" results.  For Example:

    Column 1 - Task

    Row 1 - Date Requested

    Row 2 - Requester

    Row 3 - Project Type

    Row 4 - Product


    Then I would have my project timeline listed below w/ hierarchy & predecessors.


    Row 5 - Contact AM

    Row 6 - Prepare internal documentation


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