How to Add Rows in Excel: A Quick and Easy Guide

To insert a single row: Right-click the whole row above which you want to insert the new row, and then select Insert Rows . To insert multiple rows: Select the same number of rows above which you want to add new ones. Right-click the selection, and then select Insert Rows.

If you’ve ever needed to add a row to an Excel table and found yourself struggling to figure out how, you’re not alone. Fortunately, there are several solutions available to help make this task easier. In this guide, we’ll walk you through one of the quickest and simplest methods for inserting rows in Excel.

First, select the row below where you want to add a new row. For example, if you want to add a row below row 4, select row 5. Then, right-click and select “Insert”. Excel will automatically add an empty row below the selected row.

If you need to add multiple rows at once, there’s an even easier way. Simply select the row below where you want to add the new rows, click and hold the left mouse button, and drag the cursor down to select as many rows as you need. You’ll see a box below the cursor that shows the number of rows you’ve selected. Once you’ve selected the desired number of rows, right-click and select “Insert”. Excel will add the specified number of empty rows below the selected row.

With these simple steps, you can add as many rows as you need in Excel. And if you need more help managing rows in Excel, such as hiding or unhiding them, check out our next tutorial.

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How do you add up rows on Excel?
If you need to sum a column or row of numbers, let Excel do the math for you. Select a cell next to the numbers you want to sum, click AutoSum on the Home tab, press Enter, and you're done. When you click AutoSum, Excel automatically enters a formula (that uses the SUM function) to sum the numbers.
How do I add multiple rows in Excel fast?
Insert rows Tip: Select the same number of rows as you want to insert. For example, to insert five blank rows, select five rows. It's okay if the rows contain data, because it will insert the rows above these rows. Hold down CONTROL, click the selected rows, and then on the pop-up menu, click Insert.