# How do you select every nth cell?

## How do you select every nth cell?

Note: If you want every third, fourth or nth cell selected, simply place a number in the first row and a letter in every n-1 rows below it. This will ensure that there is a number only every nth row.

**How do you select every nth column in Excel?**

Selecting Every Other Column in Excel using the Traditional Way

- Select the first column by either selecting the column header or dragging down the column.
- Press the CTRL key on the keyboard and select the next alternate column in the same way.
- Repeat till you have selected all alternating columns.

**How do you retrieve every nth value in a range in Excel?**

Follow below steps to retrieve the Nth value from the list:-

- Enter the formula in cell C2.
- =INDEX($B$2:$B$23,(ROW()-2)*9+9)
- Press Enter.
- Copy the same formula in next cells according to data.
- Below you can see formula has returned every nth value in column C.

### How do you copy every nth cell in Excel?

Copy a value from every nth row in Excel

- =OFFSET(reference, rows, cols, [height], [width])
- =ROW(reference)
- Formula starting with 1st row: =OFFSET(first_cell,(ROW(C1)-1)*n,0)
- Formula starting with nth row: =OFFSET(first_cell,(ROW(C1)*n-1),0)

**How do you select every third row in Excel or select every nth row?**

Select Every nth Row To get the every 3rd (nth) row, we change the number to divide by to 3 (n). We can switch the filter on to filter on the MOD result required to show specific rows.

**How do I highlight every 10th row in Excel?**

Highlight Every Other Row in Excel

- Select the data set (B4:D15 in this case).
- Open the Conditional Formatting dialogue box (Home–> Conditional Formatting–> New Rule) [Keyboard Shortcut – Alt + O + D].
- In the dialogue box, click on “Use a Formula to determine which cells to format” option.

## How do I select and copy cell values from every nth column in Excel?

You can select all cells from every nth column using a VBA macro quickly, and then press Ctrl + C short cuts to copy those selected cells. or You can use a formula to retrive all cell values from every nth column based on the OFFSET function and the COLUMN function .

**How do you find the nth value in Excel?**

To retrieve the Nth value in the Range, follow below given steps:-

- Write the formula in cell C2.
- =INDEX($A$2:$A$12,(ROW()-2)*3+3)
- Press Enter on your keyboard.
- The function will return the Nth value in the range.

**How do you select every other cell in sheets?**

Select Every Other Row in Google Sheets As with Excel, you can select every other row in a Google sheet by selecting the first row and then holding down the CTRL key and selecting each alternate row thereafter.

### How do you highlight fill every nth row or column in Excel?

Here are the steps to highlight every alternate row in Excel:

- Select the data set (B4:D15 in this case).
- Open the Conditional Formatting dialogue box (Home–> Conditional Formatting–> New Rule) [Keyboard Shortcut – Alt + O + D].
- In the dialogue box, click on “Use a Formula to determine which cells to format” option.

**Is there a way to select every third row in Excel?**

**How do I make every other data point in Excel?**

How to Copy Every Other Row in Excel & Google Sheets

- In a blank cell to the right of the rows you wish to copy, type in a formula that refers to the first cell in the range of cells to be copied.
- Drag the fill handle across the columns until all the information form the required row is displayed.

## How do you find the nth occurrence of a column?

Lookup the Second, Third, or Nth Value in Excel

- Insert a column before the column that lists the training.
- In cell B2, enter the following formula: =A2&COUNTIF($A$2:$A2,A2)

**How do you find the nth number in a list?**

Use list indexing to get the nth element of a list. Use list indexing syntax list[index] with n – 1 as index , where n represents a value’s placement in the list, to retrieve the respective nth element of a list.

**How do you highlight every nth row in sheets?**

By any reason, if you want to highlight every nth row or column in Google Sheets, you can easily do it with the MOD function. You can use my custom MOD formulas in Conditional Formatting.

### How do I highlight every nth column in Google Sheets?

To select every second or nth column in Query in Google Sheets you can use the Select clause. It’s easy if the number of columns in your dataset is limited like 5-10 columns. If there are a large number of columns it’s a tough task to code the Query formula without making typos.

**How do I highlight every 5th row in Excel?**

**How do you move every other cell to a new column in Excel?**

1. Select a cell next to your data, and type this formula =IF(ISEVEN(ROW(B2)),B2,””) (B2 indicates the data you want to get) into it, and press Enter key then drag the auto fill to fill the range you want use this formula. Now every second row data has been gotten in this column.