How to Use COLUMN in Google Sheets in 2020?

COLUMNReturns 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.


Returns the column number of a cell reference.