How to change orientation of worksheet or text in cells in Excel
This article will bring you solutions to change the orientation of both the whole worksheet and the text in cells in Microsoft Excel 2007 and Excel 2010.
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Sometime you need to change the layout of current worksheet to Portrait or Landscape. There are two ways to change the orientation of current worksheet.
Just click the Page Layout > Orientation, and then select the Portrait item or the Landscape item from the drop down list. See screenshot:
Note: You can also change current worksheet's orientation with clicking File > Print > Portrait Orientation or Landscape Orientating the Settings section. By the way, this method is invalid in Excel 2007.
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1. Click the Page Layout > Orientation, and then select the Portrait item or the Landscape item from the drop down list to change current worksheet's orientation.
2. Click Enterprise > Printing > Copy Page Setup.
3. In the opening Copy Page Setup dialog box, please check the worksheets whose orientation you will change in the Copy to section, only check the Orientation option in the Options box, and click the Ok button. See above screenshot.
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Occasionally the Wrap Text command cannot meet your needs to set the text layout in cells, and it requires changing the orientation of text in cells. You can do it with following steps:
1. Select cells that you will change the text orientation in.
2. Click the Orientation button under Home tab, and then select one of orientation styles in the drop down list of Orientation button, .
Note: You can get more orientation styles in Format Cells dialog box with clicking the Format Cells Alignment item in the list.
Go to Orientation section under the Alignment tab in Format Cells dialog box, you can drag the orientation pointer or enter the orientation degree to change the orientation of text in cells. See screenshot:
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