In Excel alignment is important to be able to easily read data. Learn to format text and tables in various ways in Excel.
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Excel 2007 left-aligns text (labels) and right-aligns numbers (values). This makes data easier to read, but you do not have to use these defaults. Text and numbers can be defined as left-aligned, right-aligned, or centered in Excel.
Left-click a column label to select an entire column or a row label to select an entire row.