How To Group Columns In Google Sheets
Google Sheets has a tool called “Group” that groups two or more rows or columns.
The user can choose to minimize or maximize the grouped data while grouping.
When decreasing or maximizing, the group’s rows or columns contract and enlarge respectively.
Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to group columns in Google Sheets.
Grouping Columns in Google Sheets (4 Simple Steps)
Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to group columns.
Make sure your group of data is displayed in a clean and tidy manner. This will help us to group columns easily.
To group columns B to E, right-click, click View more column actions, then select Group columns B-E.
Once grouped, you will see a minimized line on top of the columns.
Once you minimize the columns, your Google Sheets will look like this.
Further reading: How To Group Rows In Google Sheets
That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done.
Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet
In this tutorial, I covered how to group columns in google sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.
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- Move A Column
- Add A Column
- Set Column Width
- Delete Columns
- Rename A Column
- Compare Two Columns
- Make All Columns The Same Width
- Add Multiple Columns
- Apply A Formula To An Entire Column
- Sort Multiple Columns
- Auto Fit Column Width
- How To Name Columns
- Sum A Column
- Sort By Column
- Lock Column
- Split Text into Columns
- Apply Formula To Entire Column
- Combine Columns
- Find Unique Values In Column
- Move Columns
- Filter Columns
- Filter Multiple Columns
- Split A Column
- Get the Last Value in a Column
- Convert Rows To Columns
- Multiply Columns
- Highlight Duplicates In Multiple Columns
- Switch Columns
- Select Multiple Columns
- Subtract Columns
- Number A Column