Definition of COLUMN

Returns the column number of a specified cell, with `A=1`.

Sample Usage




  • cell_reference - [ OPTIONAL - By default, the cell containing the formula ] - The cell whose column number will be returned. Column A corresponds to 1.

    • if cell_reference is a range more than one cell wide and the formula is not used as an array formula, the position of the first column in cell_reference is returned.

See Also

ROWS: Returns the number of rows in a specified array or range.

ROW: Returns the row number of a specified cell.

COLUMNS: Returns the number of columns in a specified array or range.

In order to use the COLUMN formula, start with your edited Excellentable:

Then type in the COLUMN Formula in the area you would like to display the outcome:

By clicking on the cell you would like to calculate the COLUMN formula for, Excellentable will generate the outcome:




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