Aligning Text

When working in Excel 2000 aligning text can be accomplished using the steps provided in this free lesson.

Aligning text

You’ve probably noticed by now that Excel, like Word, left-aligns text (labels) by default.

However, by default Excel right-aligns numbers (values). This makes data easier to read. Below, see examples of text aligned right, left, and centered.

Text Alignment

Use the buttons of the Formatting toolbar to align text and numbers.

Align Buttons

Important pointBasic text alignment can be reviewed in our Office 2000 and Word 2000 tutorials.