How to add text box in excel

August 12, 2022
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A text box can be added or inserted into a spreadsheet by WPS Excel users. In your spreadsheet, a text box is a discrete area with movable borders and location. The text you enter inside the box wraps to the next line at the box's boundaries. Using a text box, you may create a block of text that is displayed above, below, or next to data, graphs, or other objects. Text boxes let you position text in a variety of ways, helping you create an engaging and educational spreadsheet.

After adding a text box, you can decide to change its size or get rid of it. Follow the directions after clicking the link below to add, resize, or remove a text box in Excel.

Below is the process of how to add a text box in excel.

How to add a text box in excel:

1.Open the WPS spreadsheet first. In the Ribbon, click the Insert tab.

2.On the far right side of the Insert tab, choose the Text option and then choose Text Box.

3.Move the mouse pointer over the desired location to position the text box. 

4.Click and hold the left mouse button while dragging the mouse downward and to the right to draw the text box. As you drag the mouse further, the text box gets bigger.


How to resize a text box in excel:

1.The Excel spreadsheet for the text box has to be launched.

2.Locate a text box and click on one of its edges to select it. When the text box is selected, little circles emerge on its corners and in the middle of each side.

3.Move the mouse pointer over one of the text box's corner or outermost circles to make the cursor become a double-headed arrow.

4.Press and hold the left mouse button on the circle, then drag the mouse pointer in that direction to enlarge or minimise the text box.

How to remove a text box in excel:

1.The Excel spreadsheet for the text box needs to be launched.

2.Locate a text box and click on one of its edges to select it. 

3.When the text box is selected, little circles emerge on its corners and in the middle of each side.

4.Use the Backspace or Del keys on the keyboard to remove the text box from the spreadsheet.



Note: This above written article is an attempt to show you how to add text box in excel online, 2016 and 2019, in both windows and mac.You just need to have a little understanding of how and which way things work and you are good to go. With having this basic knowledge or information of how to use it, you can also access and use different other options on excel or spreadsheet. Also, it is very similar to Word or Document. So, in a way, if you learn one thing, like Excel, you can automatically learn how to use Word as well because both of them are very similar in so many ways. If you want to know more about WPS Office, you can download WPS Office to access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint for free.