How To Make Text Vertical In Google Sheets

In this tutorial, you will learn how to make text vertical in Google Sheets.

How To Make Text Vertical In Google Sheets

Google Sheets offers a lot of formatting tools to help you fully customize your spreadsheets. One of the less-used formatting options that can still be very useful is the Vertical or Stacked Text formatting option.

Here’s how to apply it to cells in your spreadsheet:

Step 1

Select the cell or cells you want to format with vertical text

Step 2

Open the format menu, then hover over the Text Rotation submenu, then choose the Stack Vertically option

Step 3

Your text will be formatted with the characters stacked vertically from top to bottom

Unstacking Text

If you’re working in a spreadsheet with vertical text that you no longer want, follow these steps to remove the vertical formatting

Step 1

Select the cell(s) you want to make horizontal

Step 2

Open the format menu, then hover over the Text Rotation submenu, then choose the None option at the top

Step 3

Your text will display horizontally again

Summary

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to make text vertical in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.

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