How To Wrap Text In Excel Cell

In this article, i will tell you how to wrap text in excel cell manually and automatically when you input longer text in the excel worksheet cell.

1. Wrap Text In Excel WorkSheet Cell Manually.

  1. Input text in the excel worksheet cell.
  2. Press Alt + Enter ( Windows ) or Option + Enter ( macOS ) key to add a new break line in the cell.
  3. Now you can input more text in a new line.

2. Wrap Excel Cell Text Automatically.

  1. Input long text in excel worksheet cell.
  2. Click Home —> Wrap Text menu item to wrap the text.
  3. If you want the text align to the top of the cell after being wrapped, you can click Home —> Top Align menu item to align it.
    excel home - wrap text - adjust alignment menu item
  4. You can also click Home —> Format —> Format Cells menu item to open Format Cells dialog window.
  5. Click Alignment tab and check Wrap text checkbox in Text control section. Then click OK button to apply it.
    excel home - format - format cells configuration dialog
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