Insert multiple lines in your Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets isn’t difficult. Just use a quick context menu option or keyboard shortcut to add multiple lines at once. We’ll show you how to do just that.
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- Insert multiple lines in Excel With a right click menu option
- Insert multiple lines in Excel With a keyboard shortcut
One way to add multiple lines in Excel is possible by using an option in Excel’s context menu.
To use this method, first open your spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel.
In your table, select the number of rows you want to add. To the exampleif you want to add four new rows, select four rows in your table above which the new rows will be added.
Right-click on one of the selected lines and select “Insert” in the menu that opens.
You will see a small “Insert” box on your screen. Activate the “Entire line” option in this field and click “OK”.
And so on, Excel adds the specified number of rows to your table.
Top: To quickly remove the newly added lines, press Ctrl + Z on a PC or Command + Z on a Mac.
You are done.
If you prefer to use Excel Keyboard Shortcuts There is a keyboard shortcut that allows you to quickly add multiple lines to yours Excel Spreadsheet.
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To use the shortcut, first open your spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel.
In the table, select the number of rows you want to add. To the exampleif you want to add three new rows, select three rows in your current table. Excel adds new lines above the selected lines.
With rows selected, press Ctrl + Shift + Plus (+ Sign) simultaneously on a PC or Command + Shift + Plus (+ Sign) on a Mac. This opens an “Insert” box. Select “Entire Row” in this field and click “OK”.
Excel adds the selected number of rows to your table.
And this is how you make room for new data in your tables by adding several rows at a time. Very helpful!
If you work with tables frequently, you can add and remove columns and rows in a table Excel just as easy.
How to add or delete columns and rows in a table in Microsoft Excel