The other tool in this section is Merge and Center. There are instances when you may want to combine several cells and have them act as one long cell. For example, you might want a header for an entire table to be clear and easy to read. Select all the cells you want combined, click Merge, and then type your header and format it. Though the default setting for headers is centered text, simply click the drop_down arrow to select different merging and unmerging options.
This article will cover how to create a spreadsheet in Excel step_by_step, what you can do with all its main functions, how to navigate the tools, and provide some templates. Youll also learn how to do the same for spreadsheets you can create in Word, Google Sheets, and a powerful spreadsheet application, Smartsheet.
A. Basic App Functions: From left to right along this top green banner youll find icons to: reopen the Create a Workbook page; save your work; undo the last action performed and display which actions were recorded; redo a step thats been undone; select which tools appear below.
I. A Text Box is useful when youre creating a report and dont want typed words to behave like cells. It makes it easy to move your text around, rather than cutting and pasting cells (which could potentially mess up the formatting of real data). The next area is for Headers & Footers, which will take you to the page layout view _ here you can add headers and footers for the entire page. WordArt, on the other hand, lets you embellish text. Insert Object lets you place entire files (Word documents, PDFs, etc.) into the worksheet.