Here's my scenario. I am creating something that basically copies data and places under another "key value".

Ex: Original Values

Key     Value1   Value2  Value3
 A        A1        2      A54
 B        B3        4      B68
 C        C5        23     C11

New Values

Key     Value1   Value2  Value3
 A        A1        2      A54
 B        B1        2      B54
 C        C5        23     C11

Then I will make B look like B B1 2 After it is done. Essentially copying rows but keeping the Key values.

I was going to call it "Mirror Data", but I'm not sure if that makes sense. I ruled out "Copy Data" because it isn't a true copy.

I would like to know if "Mirror" would be a good description or if there a better descriptive word I could use for this action.

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    This is unclear. Are you copying a row and then modifying it? 'copy' may be better than 'mirror'; the latter implies it is identical to the source and will never be changed. 'copy' would allow further modifications.
    – Mitch
    Commented Oct 10, 2017 at 18:37
  • @Mitch Sorry for it being unclear. Much of the data is prefixed with whatever the key is. So basically I'll be taking all the data and moving it into a new key while retaining that keys prefix for all the new data under it. I hope this makes a little more sense!
    – Timmy
    Commented Oct 10, 2017 at 18:40
  • Are you creating a new row or a new column? Give an explicit example of before and after. Your example is static as it stands, I don't know what is old and what is new.
    – Mitch
    Commented Oct 10, 2017 at 18:59
  • @Mitch I edited my original example. To show you how B now looks like A but keeps its' prefix in the columns it has a prefix. Let me know if I can explain anything better! Thanks.
    – Timmy
    Commented Oct 10, 2017 at 19:03
  • Replicated or cloned?
    – JonLarby
    Commented Oct 11, 2017 at 15:20

2 Answers 2


Transposed Data

Cause (two or more things) to exchange places.



Repositioned Data

Place in a different position; adjust or alter the position of.


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