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MS Excel 2003: Merge cells

This Excel tutorial explains how to merge cells in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: In Excel 2003/XP/2000/97, how do I merge cells together in a spreadsheet?

Answer: Select the cells that you wish to merge. Right-click and then select "Format Cells" from the popup menu.

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When the Format Cells window appears, select the Alignment tab. Check the "Merge cells" checkbox.

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Now when you return to the spreadsheet, you will find your selected cells merged into a single cell.

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