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How to center text across cellls without merging in Excel?

In general, if you want to center a text across cells, you may need to apply the Merge & Center feature to merge cells and put the text center. But in this article, I will talk about how to center text across cells without merging cells as below screenshot shown in Excel.
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Center text across cells without merging

Center text across cells without merging

Here is a feature that can center text across cells without merging cells.

1. Select a selection which you want to center text across, right-click to display the context menu, and click Format Cells. See screenshot:
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2. In the Format Cells dialog, under Alignment tab, select Center Across Selection from the drop-down list in Horizontal section. See screenshot:
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3. Click OK, and the text has been centered across the selection.

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    AK · 1 years ago
    How do you do this in Google Sheets?

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      Sunny · 1 years ago
      Hi, AK, Google Sheets haven't no direct equivalent to Excel's "Center Across Selection" formatting in Sheets right now, you can try its Merge horizontally feature to do it.