Short cut to merge cells [Solved/Closed]

rossdavid 186 Posts Tuesday November 18, 2008Registration date August 6, 2010 Last seen - Jul 10, 2009 at 02:05 PM - Latest reply:  Roopesh
- Dec 31, 2012 at 12:23 AM

If there a short cut on the key board to merge cells in excel?
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EvilEyeleen - Nov 23, 2009 at 06:09 PM
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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.


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GR8, you help me a lot, before It was taking much more time, but now it's good, thanks bro..
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badiya hai
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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
Excelguru 261 Posts Saturday April 11, 2009Registration date June 21, 2011 Last seen - Jul 12, 2009 at 12:38 AM
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Hello Rossdavid

Make a macro with your own shortcut key and with code

sub macroMergeCells()
Selection.MergeCells = True
End sub
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
Select the cells to merge and press Alt + ent.
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When I do that only the upper left cell appears?
sarbel.vilo 234 Posts Tuesday November 18, 2008Registration date August 1, 2010 Last seen - Nov 26, 2009 at 06:52 AM
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Nice one EvilEyeleen I can confirm it works in Office 2007 as well.
pro-genius 185 Posts Tuesday November 18, 2008Registration date January 29, 2010 Last seen - Nov 14, 2009 at 04:20 AM
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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 :)