Author: Oscar Cronquist Article last updated on August 11, 2018

If your cell text is taking to much space Excel allows you to rotate text in any angle.

Here are the instructions on how to rotate text:

  1. Select the cells you want to rotate.
  2. Press with right mouse button on and select "Format cells...".
  3. Select tab "Alignment".
  4. Change orientation to 90 degrees.
  5. Press ok!
  6. Select adjacent column headers.
  7. Move mouse pointer to the separating line between column headers.
  8. Double press with left mouse button on with left mouse button to automatically resize all cells and column headers to fit text.

Here is an article containing a great worksheet with text rotated:

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