How to Rotate Text in Excel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to rotate text in Excel.

You can adjust the text alignment or rotate the font angle to alter how data looks in a cell.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to rotate text in Excel.

rotate text in Excel

Before we begin we will need a group of data to rotate text in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

You can rotate text by selecting ‘Home’, then select the ‘Orientation’ icon, and select the desired rotation style. In this example, we will rotate the text to go downwards.

Step 3

Once you are done, your Excel will look like this.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to rotate text in Excel.