Power Query lets you perform a series of steps to transform your Excel data.  One of the steps it allows you to take is to transpose data very easily.

Transposing a data table is basically rotating your data from rows to columnsor from columns to rows. To further explain this concept, screenshots are provided below.

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Let’s go through the steps in detail:

STEP 1: Select your data and turn it into an Excel Table by pressing the shortcut Ctrl + T or by going to Insert > Table

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STEP 2: Go to Data > Get & Transform > From Table (Excel 2016) or Power Query > Excel Data > From Table (Excel 2013 & 2010)

Excel 2016:

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Excel 2013 & 2010:

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STEP 3: This will open up the Power Query Editor.

We want to rotate this data from rows to columns.

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STEP 4: Within here you need to select Transform > Transpose

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STEP 5: Now you will see your changes take place.

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STEP 6: Click Close & Load from the Home tab and this will open up a brand new worksheet in your Excel workbook with the transposed data.

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You now have your new transposed table.

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