Fill justify is a life-saver option. The single core motive to use fill justify in Excel is to merge the data from multiple cells into a single cell.
And, if you have any other idea to merge text into one cell, leave it. Fill justify is a better option. So today, in this post, you will learn how to merge text from multiple cells into a single cell using fill justify.
Let’s take an example to understand how can fill justify option is helpful for us to merge the data from multiple cells.
Below you have some text in three cells. But, if you look carefully the text in different cells is a single sentence. And, when we tried to combine them using merging we just got the text from the first cell.
But by using fill justify, you can combine all the text, just like below.
How to use
Follow these simple steps to use combine text with fill justify.
- First of all, make sure that the column in which your text is captured is wide enough to store the entire text in a single cell.
- Now, select all the cells in which text is stored.
- Go to Home Tab -> Editing Group -> Fill -> Justify.
- Now, your selected data of multiple cells is converted into a single cell.
You can also use a shortcut key to apply to fill justify: Alt ➜ E ➜ I ➜ J
- You can only merge the data which is in textual form. Numbers cannot merge into a single cell using fill justify.
- Only 255 characters can merge into a single cell. If you have more than 255 characters, the rest of the characters will not merge into the cell.
- The width of the column is a very important factor while using fill justify.