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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.

Insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly with Insert command

Insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly with keyboard shortcut

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Insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly with Insert command


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:

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(2.) Or you can also click Home > Insert > Insert Sheet Rows.

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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.


Insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly with keyboard shortcut

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.


Insert multiple blank rows or columns quickly with Kutools for Excel

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.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 120 handy functions, makes your jobs easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

Step 1: Select the Row 2 and Row 3 in this case

Step 2: Click Kutools > Insert > Insert Blank Rows & Columns, see screenshot:

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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:

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Step 4: Then click OK, and 10 blank rows are inserted between the Row 2 and Row 3 at a blink of eyes.

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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…


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    People Person · 4 years ago
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      Brad · 4 years ago
      [quote name="People Person"]Jeffrey, that was uncelled for.[/quote]
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    Grammar Nazi · 4 years ago
    Jeffrey, maybe you need English classes as well. Typos is plural and should be followed by "make" rather than "makes".

    If you can't use English correctly, how can you even consider berating others ?
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    Janet · 4 years ago
    Jeffrey, that was uncalled for.
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    Jeffrey Smith · 4 years ago
    Too many typos in the instructions makes following the directions very difficult. If you can't use English correctly, how can you consider yourself "professionals" at creating user help?
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      Brad · 4 years ago
      [quote name="Jeffrey Smith"]Too many typos in the instructions makes following the directions very difficult. If you can't use English correctly, how can you consider yourself "professionals" at creating user help?[/quote]

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    RR · 4 years ago
    Very good nicely presented at straight to the point with the keyboard shortcut which is what I was looking for! keep it up