double line spacing using excel 2000

I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
spaced? I am using excel 2000.
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Dan4650 (795)
3/21/2005 11:37:06 AM
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Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
create a blank line.

Dan wrote:
> I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
> spaced? I am using excel 2000.


-- 
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

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dsd1 (5911)
3/21/2005 12:55:35 PM
Does this aply to newer versions of excel?

"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:

> Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
> pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
> create a blank line.
> 
> Dan wrote:
> > I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
> > spaced? I am using excel 2000.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Debra Dalgleish
> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> 
> 
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Dan4650 (795)
3/21/2005 1:25:01 PM
Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
simulate double spacing.

In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
use its formatting features.

Dan wrote:
> Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
> 
> "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> 
> 
>>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
>>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
>>create a blank line.
>>
>>Dan wrote:
>>
>>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
>>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
>>
>>
>>-- 
>>Debra Dalgleish
>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>
>>
> 


-- 
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

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dsd1 (5911)
3/21/2005 1:46:50 PM
i double spaced the paragraph in word then imported it into excel. The 
paragraph went back to single spaced!!

"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:

> Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
> simulate double spacing.
> 
> In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
> use its formatting features.
> 
> Dan wrote:
> > Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
> > 
> > "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
> >>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
> >>create a blank line.
> >>
> >>Dan wrote:
> >>
> >>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
> >>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
> >>
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>Debra Dalgleish
> >>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> >>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> >>
> >>
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Debra Dalgleish
> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> 
> 
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Dan4650 (795)
3/21/2005 3:09:02 PM
In Word, you have settings for line spacing, which apply to the space that is
added between lines when the document is viewed or printed. Excel, being a
spreadsheet program and not a word processor, doesn't have this setting. I
believe the closest you'll come is to set the alignment for the cell to Wrap
Text, and the vertical alignment to Justify. Then you can increase the row
height and get the appearance of "double spacing" within the cell. But if you
have some cells in the row that need, say, 5 lines, with others that need only
2, the latter cells will have much more space between lines than the former.

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 07:09:02 -0800, Dan <Dan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

>i double spaced the paragraph in word then imported it into excel. The 
>paragraph went back to single spaced!!
>
>"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
>
>> Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
>> simulate double spacing.
>> 
>> In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
>> use its formatting features.
>> 
>> Dan wrote:
>> > Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
>> > 
>> > "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
>> > 
>> > 
>> >>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
>> >>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
>> >>create a blank line.
>> >>
>> >>Dan wrote:
>> >>
>> >>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
>> >>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>-- 
>> >>Debra Dalgleish
>> >>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>> >>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>> >>
>> >>
>> > 
>> 
>> 
>> -- 
>> Debra Dalgleish
>> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>> 
>> 

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anonymous (74722)
3/21/2005 9:44:43 PM
How did you import it?

In Word, create and save a document with the formatting you want
   (a maximum of 1 page will display in Excel)
In Excel, you could choose Insert>Object
Select the 'Create from file' tab
Click the Browse button
Find and select the Word document that you created.
Click the Insert button
Click OK

Dan wrote:
> i double spaced the paragraph in word then imported it into excel. The 
> paragraph went back to single spaced!!
> 
> "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> 
> 
>>Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
>>simulate double spacing.
>>
>>In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
>>use its formatting features.
>>
>>Dan wrote:
>>
>>>Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
>>>
>>>"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
>>>>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
>>>>create a blank line.
>>>>
>>>>Dan wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
>>>>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>-- 
>>>>Debra Dalgleish
>>>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>-- 
>>Debra Dalgleish
>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>
>>
> 


-- 
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

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dsd1 (5911)
3/21/2005 10:29:37 PM
Debra D, Thank you for solving my problem

"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:

> How did you import it?
> 
> In Word, create and save a document with the formatting you want
>    (a maximum of 1 page will display in Excel)
> In Excel, you could choose Insert>Object
> Select the 'Create from file' tab
> Click the Browse button
> Find and select the Word document that you created.
> Click the Insert button
> Click OK
> 
> Dan wrote:
> > i double spaced the paragraph in word then imported it into excel. The 
> > paragraph went back to single spaced!!
> > 
> > "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
> >>simulate double spacing.
> >>
> >>In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
> >>use its formatting features.
> >>
> >>Dan wrote:
> >>
> >>>Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
> >>>
> >>>"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
> >>>>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
> >>>>create a blank line.
> >>>>
> >>>>Dan wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
> >>>>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>-- 
> >>>>Debra Dalgleish
> >>>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> >>>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>Debra Dalgleish
> >>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> >>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> >>
> >>
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Debra Dalgleish
> Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
> http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
> 
> 
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Dan4650 (795)
3/22/2005 12:15:02 PM
You're welcome. Thanks for letting me know that it solved the problem.

Dan wrote:
> Debra D, Thank you for solving my problem
> 
> "Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
> 
> 
>>How did you import it?
>>
>>In Word, create and save a document with the formatting you want
>>   (a maximum of 1 page will display in Excel)
>>In Excel, you could choose Insert>Object
>>Select the 'Create from file' tab
>>Click the Browse button
>>Find and select the Word document that you created.
>>Click the Insert button
>>Click OK
>>
>>Dan wrote:
>>
>>>i double spaced the paragraph in word then imported it into excel. The 
>>>paragraph went back to single spaced!!
>>>
>>>"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>Yes, in newer versions of Excel you'd have to add manual line breaks to 
>>>>simulate double spacing.
>>>>
>>>>In any version, you could insert a Word Document (Insert>Object), and 
>>>>use its formatting features.
>>>>
>>>>Dan wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Does this aply to newer versions of excel?
>>>>>
>>>>>"Debra Dalgleish" wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Excel doesn't have a line spacing setting. You could add line breaks by 
>>>>>>pressing Alt+Enter at the end of a line, then another Alt+Enter to 
>>>>>>create a blank line.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Dan wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>I have a paragraph of writing, how do i get the text to be double line 
>>>>>>>spaced? I am using excel 2000.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>-- 
>>>>>>Debra Dalgleish
>>>>>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>>>>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>-- 
>>>>Debra Dalgleish
>>>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>-- 
>>Debra Dalgleish
>>Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
>>http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html
>>
>>
> 


-- 
Debra Dalgleish
Excel FAQ, Tips & Book List
http://www.contextures.com/tiptech.html

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dsd1 (5911)
3/22/2005 12:33:37 PM
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