Aligning Text

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

The Format Cells dialog box

You have more alignment options available to you in the Format Cells dialog box.

To change alignment using the Format Cells dialog box:

  • Select the range of cells you want to format.
  • Choose FormatactionCells from the menu bar or right-click and choose Format Cells from the shortcut menu. The Format Cells dialog box opens.
  • Click the Alignment tab.
  • Choose horizontal, vertical, orientation, merge, and wrap options.
  • Click OK.

Format Cells Dialog Box

Important pointDetailed explanations of the Format Cells dialog box and Alignment tab are on the next page.