How to quickly insert multiple blank rows or columns in Excel at once?
When you need to quickly insert 10 blank rows between Row 2 and Row 3 or insert 10 blank rows above specific row in Excel, how would you do? Usually you may insert each blank row one by one. This article focuses on tricky ways to insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly in Excel.
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You can insert 10 blank rows between Row 2 and Row 3 at once with the following steps:
Step 1: Select 10 entire rows below from Row 3 (includes the row 3).
Step 2: Then using the following two ways to insert rows:
(1.) Right click the selected rows, and choose the Insert item in the context menu, see screenshot:
(2.) Or you can also click Home > Insert > Insert Sheet Rows.
Then it will insert 10 blank rows between the Row 2 and Row 3 quickly. You can insert multiple blank columns with same way. For example, you can quickly insert 10 blank columns before column 3.
Actually, we can apply the keyboard shortcut of F4 to insert multiple blank rows or columns.
Firstly of all, insert a blank row above Row 3, then press the F4 key for 9 times, and it inserts 10 blank rows between the Row 2 and Row3. And this way also apply to inserting multiple columns.
If you need to insert dozens of blank rows or columns, you have to press the F4 key for many times. Sometimes it may be tedious and time-consuming.
Is there a way to insert multiple blank rows or columns, without neither accounting and selecting proper amount of rows nor pressing F4 repeatedly? Yes, the Kutools for Excel's Insert Blank Rows & Columns tool can help you deal with it conveniently.
Step 1: Select the Row 2 and Row 3 in this case
Step 2: Click Kutools > Insert Tools > Insert Blank Rows & Columns, see screenshot:
Step 3: In the Insert Blank Rows & Columns dialog box, choose the Insert type you need. Enter 1 in the Interval of box, and enter 10 in Rows box of the Options section. See screenshot:
Step 4: Then click OK, and 10 blank rows are inserted between the Row 2 and Row 3 at a blink of eyes.
With this Insert Blank Rows & Columns tool of Kutools for Excel, you can also quickly insert specific number of blank rows/columns with specific intervals between exiting data. Click to know more…