Excel Indents

Excel Indents

Want to make your spreadsheet more legible? Indents, added where appropriate, will make your spreadsheet easier to mentally digest.
Sadly, it won’t make bad financial news easier to swallow.

Watch this 15 second video to learn the what you need to know.

Indent a cell

  1. Select the cell(s) to indent
  2. On the Home tab, in the Alignment Group, click the dialog launcher Dialog Launcher
    (or press CTRL + SHIFT + F to display the Font dialog and click the Alignment tab).
  3. In the Text alignment section, click the Horizontal drop-down and select Left (Indent).
  4. In the Indent field, type or select preferred indent increment (i.e., 1, 2).
  5. Click OK.



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Comments and questions are always welcome!

Author: quincy harley jr

Quincy is a technophile, coach and Learning Development expert. He has an extensive legal IT background and is practiced in MS Office application support and product development. As a project leader he has been integral in numerous new application rollouts. Whatever spare time he has, is spent with reading, archery and watching his young sons grow.

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