Insert a line break in a cell

To add spacing between lines or paragraphs of text in a cell, use a keyboard shortcut to add a new line.

  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 2010, Excel 2007