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Returns the specified rows from an array. 

Syntax

=CHOOSEROWS(array,row_num1,[row_num2],…)

The CHOOSEROWS function syntax has the following arguments:

  • array    The array containing the rows to be returned. Required.

  • row_num1    The first row number to be returned. Required.

  • [row_num2]    Additional row numbers to be returned. Optional.

Errors

Excel returns a #VALUE error if the absolute value of any of the row_num arguments is zero or exceeds the number of rows in the array.

Examples

Copy the example data in the following table and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

Returns an array of rows 1, 3, 5, and 1 again from the array in the range A2:B7.

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Formulas

=CHOOSEROWS(A2:B7,1,3,5,1)

Returns an array of rows 1, 3, 5, and 1 again from the array in the range A2:B7 using array constants.

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Formulas

=CHOOSEROWS(A2:B7,{1,3},5,1)

Returns an array of the last two rows from the array in the range A2:B7 in the order of row four and then row three.

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Formulas

=CHOOSEROWS(A2:B7,-1,-2)

See Also

Guidelines and examples of array formulas

VSTACK function

HSTACK function

CHOOSECOLS function

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