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I have a spreadsheet with two columns and a ton of rows. The rows are really should be the headers.

Column A has a series of items, Date, Name, Event Date, Email. and then in B the response to those. But I can't get the pivot table if that is what I am supposed to be using to cancel out the repeats in A and put the corresponding Text in B as Rows.
Jeremy PierceAGMAsked:
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ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
Perhaps you need to transpose the data first before you can think of pivot table.

Copy the whole range of data then select in another sheet empty cell then paste special then tick mark Traspose
You will then see that the data is transformed in way that you can work with pivot table

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KimputerCommented:
Actually, I think a transposed table still doesn't work. I think you need some VBA to copy all the values per set to a proper header/table format.
For example, you mentioned 5 items per cycle, meaning
start with 5 headers (on a new sheet), then read column B per 5 (put them in row 2), read again 5 items, put in row 3 etc etc.
Of course I'm not 100% sure, so try above solution first. If it doesn't help you, and VBA is a possible solution, let me know so I can start coding.
Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Assuming you have headers in col. A like this....
A1 = Date
A2 = Name
A3 = Event Date
A4 = Email
and same rows headers are repeated below in col. A and corresponding cells in col. B contain their values.

Now Place the headers in D1, E1, F1 and G1 like this.....
D1 = Date
E1 = Name
F1 = Event Date
G1 = Email

Now in D2, place the following Array Formula (which will require confirmation with Ctrl+Shift+Enter instead of Enter alone) and drag it across and down until you get blank cells.

=IFERROR(INDEX($B$1:$B$16,SMALL(IF($A$1:$A$16=D$1,ROW($B$1:$B$16)-ROW($B$1)+1),ROWS(D$2:D2))),"")

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Remember that an Array Formula is confirmed by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to activate the array, not just ENTER.  You will know the array is active when you see curly braces { } appear around your formula.  If you do not CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER you will get an error or a clearly incorrect answer.  Press F2 on that cell and try again.
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Jeremy PierceAGMAuthor Commented:
Ok, I will try this in a day or so, traveling, and see what I come up with.
KimputerCommented:
While I'm not the OP/asker, I did test sktneer's solution and that seems to be exactly what was requested (and hence deserve most, if not all points)
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