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How to resize row height or column width to fit text in Excel?

You may often have such a problem that the cell is too small to show all the text in Excel. Now I will tell you how to resize the cell to fit your text in Excel.

Resize row height or column width to fit text by Format function

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arrow blue right bubble Resize row height or column width to fit text by Format function


If your data is so long for the cell, you need to resize the column width of the cell.

Select the cell and click Home > Format > AutoFit Column Width. See screenshot:

Now you can see the cell is resized to fit the text.

If you want to resize the row height, you can click Home > Format > AutoFit Row Height.


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    DenisK · 1 years ago
    Maybe a faster solution is to double click the small space between the column headers "A" and "B" to auto fit the column width. Same works for the column height.