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Google Sheets Cell Padding (The Ultimate Guide in 2024)

May 8, 2024

How to Change Vertical Cell Padding in Google Sheets 

Follow the steps below to adjust cell padding in Google Sheets and enhance the readability and presentation of your data. 

1. Open the Google Sheets Document for Padding Adjustment

Open the Google Sheets document where you want to adjust vertical cell padding.

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2. Select Rows to Modify Vertical Padding

Click on the row numbers to select the rows where you wish to change the vertical padding.

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3. Right-Click to Adjust Row Size for Vertical Padding

Right-click on the selected row numbers and choose "Resize row" to set a new height.

Adjust the row height and click 'OK.'

How to Change Horizontal Cell Padding in Google Sheets 

Follow the steps below to edit the horizontal cell padding in Google Sheets. 

1. Access Your Google Sheets File to Alter Horizontal Padding

Open the Google Sheets file where you need to adjust horizontal cell padding.

2. Select Columns for Horizontal Padding Adjustment

Select the columns for padding adjustment by clicking on their respective column letters.

3. Right-Click to Modify Column Width for Horizontal Padding

Right-click on the selected columns and choose "Resize column."

Input a new width to modify the horizontal padding and click 'OK.'

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to adjust Google Sheets cell padding. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on the percentage change formula in Google Sheets or our article on Google Sheets modulo function. 

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