Start a new line of text inside a cell

To start a new line of text or add spacing between lines or paragraphs of text in a worksheet cell, press Alt+Enter to insert a line break.

  1. Double-click the cell in which you want to insert a line break

  2. Click the location where you want to break the line.

  3. Press Alt+Enter to insert the line break.

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Applies To: Excel 2013

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