Merge and Unmerge Cells in MS-Excel

Merge and Unmerge Cells in MS-Excel

Merge and Unmerge Cells: Combining more cells into one cell is called Merge cell. Similarly, dividing a cell into multiple cells which are merged, called Unmerge Cells. The lesson on Merging and Unmerging Cells is discussed below.

Merge and Unmerge Cells in Excel
Merge and Unmerge Cells in Excel

Combining more cells into one cell and centering the text is called the Merge & Centre.

  1. Go to the Home tab

  2. Select the range of cells and enter the text that you want to merge and center the text

  3. Then click on the drop-down arrow of the Merge and Center

  4. Afterwards, select Merge and Center in the Alignment group

Merge and Center in Excel
Merge and Center in Excel

5. Look at the 5th step of a picture below, in which the cells merged and the text centered.

Merge and Center-in excel
Merge and Center in excel

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2. Merge Across:

Merging cells by combining Vertical lines and leaving horizontal lines to merge across the selected cells.

    1. Select the range of cells that you want to merge across
    2. Then go to the Home tab
    3. After that, click the drop-down arrow, which appears at the right of Merge & Center In the Alignments group.
    4. And then select Merge Across
Next step continues below the Picture……
Merge Cells Across in excel
Merge Cells Across in excel

5. Now look at the 5th step of a picture below, in which the cells are merged across.

Merge cells across in excel
Merge cells across in excel

3. Merge Cells (Merge and Unmerge Cells in MS-Excel):

Combining more cells into one cell is called Merge Cells.

    1. Select the range of cells that you want
    2. On the Home tab, in the Alignments group, click the Drop-down arrow which appears at the right of Merge & Center and then select Merge Cells.

4. Unmerge Cells (Merge and Unmerge Cells in MS-Excel)

 Divide a cell into multiple cells which were merged, called Unmerge Cell.

    1. Select the range of cells that you want
    2. On the Home tab, in the Alignments group, click the Drop-down arrow which appears at the right of Merge & Center and then select Unmerge Cells.

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