n my first column I have 4 cells (1-4) (5-8) etc. with general content. The content from each of these 4 cells needs to be placed in a separate column to make a list that I can sort etc. Example: COLUMN A 1 01-04-425-001 2 Heatherridge Road #301 3 Harry Smith 4 H25 Condo Fairfax Place 5 01-05-356-041 6 McGrath Street # 56 7 Mary Jones 8 B45 Condo Lemon Circle . . . . . . and so on and so on every 4 cells. I have hundreds of 4 cell descriptions. I just can't do this one by one. Can anyone help, PLEASE, PLEASE. I am really a novice at Excel though I use it for everything everyday. There must be some kind of a formula or something. Thank you so much in advance. I can't spend the next 6 months doing this one by one or retyping each one. I have many other things to do in my job. By the way I am on a MAC 10.4.11 using Excel 2004 if that makes a difference.

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See reply at your earlier post. Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:34:08 -0700, Daphtg <Daphtg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >n my first column I have 4 cells (1-4) (5-8) etc. with general content. >The content from each of these 4 cells needs to be placed in a separate >column to make a list that I can sort etc. >Example: COLUMN A >1 01-04-425-001 >2 Heatherridge Road #301 >3 Harry Smith >4 H25 Condo Fairfax Place >5 01-05-356-041 >6 McGrath Street # 56 >7 Mary Jones >8 B45 Condo Lemon Circle . . . . . . and so on and so on >every 4 cells. >I have hundreds of 4 cell descriptions. I just can't do this one by one. >Can anyone help, PLEASE, PLEASE. I am really a novice at Excel though I >use it for everything everyday. >There must be some kind of a formula or something. > >Thank you so much in advance. I can't spend the next 6 months doing this one >by one or retyping each one. I have many other things to do in my job. > >By the way I am on a MAC 10.4.11 using Excel 2004 if that makes a difference.

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I am sorry but I don't have an earlier post. I posted yesterday in both General Questions and Worksheet Functions and have received no replies except this one. Thank you. "Gord Dibben" wrote: > See reply at your earlier post. > > > Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP > > On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:34:08 -0700, Daphtg > <Daphtg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: > > >n my first column I have 4 cells (1-4) (5-8) etc. with general content. > >The content from each of these 4 cells needs to be placed in a separate > >column to make a list that I can sort etc. > >Example: COLUMN A > >1 01-04-425-001 > >2 Heatherridge Road #301 > >3 Harry Smith > >4 H25 Condo Fairfax Place > >5 01-05-356-041 > >6 McGrath Street # 56 > >7 Mary Jones > >8 B45 Condo Lemon Circle . . . . . . and so on and so on > >every 4 cells. > >I have hundreds of 4 cell descriptions. I just can't do this one by one. > >Can anyone help, PLEASE, PLEASE. I am really a novice at Excel though I > >use it for everything everyday. > >There must be some kind of a formula or something. > > > >Thank you so much in advance. I can't spend the next 6 months doing this one > >by one or retyping each one. I have many other things to do in my job. > > > >By the way I am on a MAC 10.4.11 using Excel 2004 if that makes a difference. > > . >

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You do have another post in excel.worksheet.functions and here is my reply to that post. In B1 enter this formula =INDEX($A$1:$A$4000,4*ROWS($1:1)-4+COLUMNS($A:A)) Drag/copy across to E1 Select B1:E1 and drag/copy down until you get zeros. Alter the 4000 if you need more rows. Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:34:08 -0700, Daphtg <Daphtg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >I am sorry but I don't have an earlier post. I posted yesterday in both >General Questions and Worksheet Functions and have received no replies except >this one. > >Thank you. > > >"Gord Dibben" wrote: > >> See reply at your earlier post. >> >> >> Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP >> >> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 14:34:08 -0700, Daphtg >> <Daphtg@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote: >> >> >n my first column I have 4 cells (1-4) (5-8) etc. with general content. >> >The content from each of these 4 cells needs to be placed in a separate >> >column to make a list that I can sort etc. >> >Example: COLUMN A >> >1 01-04-425-001 >> >2 Heatherridge Road #301 >> >3 Harry Smith >> >4 H25 Condo Fairfax Place >> >5 01-05-356-041 >> >6 McGrath Street # 56 >> >7 Mary Jones >> >8 B45 Condo Lemon Circle . . . . . . and so on and so on >> >every 4 cells. >> >I have hundreds of 4 cell descriptions. I just can't do this one by one. >> >Can anyone help, PLEASE, PLEASE. I am really a novice at Excel though I >> >use it for everything everyday. >> >There must be some kind of a formula or something. >> > >> >Thank you so much in advance. I can't spend the next 6 months doing this one >> >by one or retyping each one. I have many other things to do in my job. >> > >> >By the way I am on a MAC 10.4.11 using Excel 2004 if that makes a difference. >> >> . >>

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