How to move column?

In this Excel tutorial you will teach yourself how to move columns. This easy trick can save a bunch of your time.

Column introduction

So you have a table with data like this below.

Sales Report move column

Suddenly, when whole table is ready, you've just realized that Id column should be first.

How to move a column?

See how to move C column to be first one (instead of Month).

Select C column with your mouse. Just move the mouse over C column and left-click once.

Select C column to move

Move the mouse to the left edge of the first cell in this column. Cursor should look like in the picture below.

Cross cursor column move trick

Next press and hold SHIFT on your keybord. Than drag and drop C column on left to the A column. In this way C column will moved to A.

Column C moved to A

Excel is intuitive. The only thing you did not know is probably SHIFT key.

I hope that thanks to Best Excel Tutorial you know how to move columns in Excel.