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Lesson 12: Text and Cell Alignments Page 1 By the end of this lesson, learners should be able to: Change horizontal cell alignment Change vertical cell alignment Change text control Change text orientation Page 2 Using the Standard Toolbar to Align Text and Numbers in Cells You've probably noticed by now that Excel 2003 left-aligns text (labels) and right-aligns numbers (values). This makes data easier to read. You do not have to leave the defaults. Text and numbers can be defined as left-aligned, right- aligned or centered in Excel 2003. The picture below shows the difference between these alignment types when applied to labels. Text and numbers may be aligned using the left-align, center and right-align buttons of the Formatting toolbar:
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To Align Text or Numbers in a Cell: Select a cell or range of cells Click on either the Left-Align, Center or Right-Align buttons in the standard toolbar. The text or numbers in the cell(s) take on the selected alignment treatment. Page 3 Changing Horizontal Cell Alignment We've previously seen how to align text or numbers using the left-align, center and right-align buttons in the standard toolbar. You can also define alignment in the
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