Short cut to merge cells [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question rossdavid 187Posts Tuesday November 18, 2008Registration date August 6, 2010 Last seen - Last answered on Dec 31, 2012 12:23AM by Roopesh

If there a short cut on the key board to merge cells in excel?
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If you're running Office 2003 (I don't know if this works for 2007), you can set it up so that Alt+m will merge your selected cells:

1. Choose 'Tools'
2. Choose 'Customize'
3. Right click on your merge and centre icon on the toolbar at the top of your screen
4. Click 'Image and Text'
5. Close the Customize window

The shortcut Alt+m should now work.

It seems silly that this works, but it's a godsend for me.

skybrainkhan- Jun 30, 2010 01:08AM
GR8, you help me a lot, before It was taking much more time, but now it's good, thanks bro..
kaka- Sep 6, 2010 12:28AM
Thanks mate ... Thanks a Tone ... Really Works !! Great work ...
anjali- Nov 16, 2012 01:02AM
SRk- Dec 15, 2012 02:16AM
nice Job
badiya hai
Roopesh- Dec 31, 2012 12:23AM
Superb ;)
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Shortcut for Merge & Center

Alt + h + m + c
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this is a list of keyboard shortcuts for older version of Office.
May b this will help u
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Hello Rossdavid

Make a macro with your own shortcut key and with code

sub macroMergeCells()
Selection.MergeCells = True
End sub
Kat Zap- Nov 13, 2009 07:07PM
I know little about excel and I have to merge columns labeled : Name - . - Last Name -
into one column so I can create an email group for Outlook 2007.

Is there An easy way for a NOVICE like me to do this? There are 3k rows on this Excel sheet. I use Excel 2007

Thank you so much!!!

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excel 2007 - try press alt and you'll see letters what ever you want to shortcut
Donna- Nov 8, 2012 03:02PM
Select the cells to merge and press Alt + ent.
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When I do that only the upper left cell appears?
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Nice one EvilEyeleen I can confirm it works in Office 2007 as well.
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There is a short cut for this in the tab menu, it's call merge and center, select the cells you want to merge and just click on it :)

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