In Google Sheets I'm trying to transpose a list of items in rows to display as columns. I am looking for a way to transpose the Category field to act as a header row that extends over all the items of that category in the transposed copy.

(Though not absolutely necessary, if there's a way to use conditional formatting to have the background color change for each category that would also be a huge bonus).

Here's a demo image:

Transpose with Headers Demo Image

and a link of what I'm trying to do.

If at all possible I'd like to accomplish this without using scripts!

  • Sorry. An error on my part. Just fixed. Edited. – Geoff Sep 15 '17 at 0:14

A simple transpose does this:


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