How to Put Multiple Lines in Excel Cell on Mac
Multiple lines in one cell Excel Mac
This will allow you to enter multiple lines of text inside a single Excel cell on Mac. (Note: this is not the same as “word wrap”, which simply wraps one long line of text to fit the cell.)
Follow these steps:
- Place cursor at desired location in Excel cell (not in formula bar)
- Then press: Control (ctrl) + Option (alt) + Return (enter)
Note: This is on a standard Apple Keyboard (not the Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad)
I made this post because I could never remember how to make two lines in one cell in Excel Mac. It was so frustrating!
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Thanks so much for posting this solution!
SOOOOOOO helpful, thank you!
I love you.
Wow it worked perfectly for me. Thanks man.
Glad to hear it, bright kyei.
Note: Apply the Ctrl-Opt-Rtn in the cell itself, not in the ‘text line’ atop the sheet: this still took me a minute to figure out.
Thanks a Million!
Thank you sooooo much! U just saved the world! 🙂
Glad it worked, miecintosh!
Thank you kindly sir, I have been trying to figure that out. without having to insert a textbox everytime.
thank you and God bless you.
Thank you So work It was very helpful
You saved me! I was so frustrated. Thanks so much!!!!!!
THANKS!! I use Windows at work, and could not for the life of me figure out why the same command wouldn’t work in Excel for Mac!!!
Fantastic, thank you!
Thank You, not a lot of resources out there for Excel in Macs!
So glad it helped, AC.