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MS Excel 2003: Rotate text in a cell

This Excel tutorial explains how to rotate text in a cell in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: How do I rotate text in a cell in Microsoft Excel 2003/XP/2000/97?

Answer: Select the cell(s) that you wish to rotate the text for. 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. Then set the number of degrees that you wish to rotate the text. This value ranges from 90 degrees to -90 degrees.

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Now when you return to your spreadsheet, the text should be rotated.

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