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How to move columns in a worksheet

October 21, 2021

We can move multiple columns (whether continuous or not) in WPS Spreadsheet.

Here are two options to realize it. The methods could be used for a single column or a continuous column range. 

· Option 1: Move a single column by dragging

1. Select a whole row or column.

2. Move the cursor to the edge of the column, until the dragging symbol (+) presents.

3. Drag the selected column to the target place.

Option 1: Move a single column by dragging

· Option 2: Move by cutting and pasting

1. Right-click on the column(s) or row(s) to be moved.

2. Choose Cut from the dropdown list. (Shortcut key: Ctrl+X)

3. RIght-click on the target column, and choose Paste in the dropdown list. (Shortcut key: Ctrl+V)

Option 2: Move by cutting and pasting

· Move columns within a continuous range

It is similar to moving columns in a continuous range.

Moving continuous columns

Note that the command could not be used on multiple separated columns.

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