Adjusting Column Width and Row Height

In Excel column width can be modified, as can row height and width in Excel. Learn to modify Excel cells in this free Excel 2000 lesson.

Adjusting row height

Adjusting row height is similar to adjusting column width.

To adjust row height:

  • Place your mouse pointer on the lower edge of the row heading you want to adjust.
  • The mouse pointer changes to the adjustment tool (double-headed arrow).
  • Double-click to adjust the row height to autofit the font size.
  • Drag to manually increase or decrease size.

Resizing row with double-headed arrow