# Reverse the Order of a List / Range – Excel & Google Sheets

This tutorial will teach you how to reverse the order of a list or range in Excel & Google Sheets. ## Reverse Order using INDEX Function

The INDEX function returns the value (can be any data type) positioned at the intersection of a specified row and column in a range or array. Its syntax is: We can use the INDEX function to reverse the order of a list of items like this: In this example, column C provides the values for the ‘row_num’ argument of the INDEX function syntax. It has been calculated using the COUNTA and the ROW function, like this: ## Reverse Order using INDEX, COUNTA & ROW Function

In the previous example, we split the formulas up to make it easier to follow. Instead, you can merge these formulas into one, like this: Note: Mixed cell reference has been used for the range in each of the formulas to make it easier to drag down.

## Reverse the Order of a List / Range in Google Sheets

These formulas work exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel. 