Excel - How to Merge cells

This document explains how to merge cells within all versions of Microsoft Excel.


Merging cells is often used when a title is to be centered over a particular section of a spreadsheet. When a group of cells is merged, only the text in the upper-leftmost box is preserved.
To merge a group of cells:
  1. Highlight or select a range of cells.
  2. Right-click on the highlighted cells and select Format Cells....
  3. Click the Alignment tab and place a checkmark in the checkbox labeled Merge cells.

To merge a group of cells and center the text, you can also use the Merge and Center button on the Excel tool bar. Again, this will only preserve the text in the upper-leftmost cell.
  1. Highlight or select a range of cells.
  2. Click the Merge and Center button on the toolbar. Excel XP and Excel 2003

Excel XP and Excel 2003


Excel 2007

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