Microsoft Excel is a program included in the Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Excel is designed to work with spreadsheets consisting of columns and rows. Excel allows you to perform various operations with spreadsheet data as well as make data graphs. Joining or merging columns is an operation that aims to combine two or more Excel columns in one.
Click the "Start" button in Windows XP/Vista and open "All Programs."
Click on the folder "Microsoft Office" and then "Microsoft Office Excel" to launch the program.
Press either "Ctrl-N" to create a new Excel document or "Ctrl-O" to browse your computer and open an existing one.
Holding the left mouse button and select columns you need to merge.
In Microsoft Excel 2007:
Click the menu "Home" and click "Merge Cells" in the field "Alignment."
In Microsoft Excel 2003/XP:
Click the menu "Format" and "Cells." Select the tab "Alignment" and check the box "Merge Cells." Click "OK."
- "Microsoft Office 2007 Simplified"; Sherry Willard Kinkoph; 2007
- "Excel 2003 Bible," John Walkenbach, September 2003.
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