How to Wrap Text in Excel

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

Displaying cell contents on many lines as opposed to one continuous line is known as “wrapping text.” By doing this, you will be able to prevent the “truncated column” effect and improve the text’s readability and printing compatibility.

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

Wrap Text in Excel

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to wrap text in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with. In this example, you can see the text in column C continues to bleed into column D and E as well.

Step 2

To wrap the text in column C, you can simply click on the cell C3, then click ‘Wrap Text’.

Step 3

Once you press, cell C3 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 wrap text in Excel.