Insert Row

 

Insert Row | Insert Rows | Insert Cells

To quickly insert a row in Excel, select a row and use the shortcut CTRL SHIFT +. To quickly insert multiple rows, select multiple rows and use the same shortcut.

Insert Row

To insert a row in Excel, execute the following steps.

1. Select a row.

Select Row

2. Right click, and then click Insert.

Click Insert

Result:

Inserted Row

Note: instead of executing step 2, use the shortcut CTRL SHIFT +.

Insert Rows

To quickly insert multiple rows in Excel, execute the following steps.

1. Select multiple rows by clicking and dragging over the row headers.

Select Multiple Rows

2. Press CTRL SHIFT +.

Result:

Inserted Rows

Insert Cells

Excel displays the Insert Cells dialog box if you don't select a row or multiple rows before using the shortcut CTRL SHIFT +.

1. Select cell A3.

Select Cell

2. Press CTRL SHIFT +.

3a. Excel automatically selects "Shift cells down". Click OK.

Insert Cells Dialog Box

Result:

Shift Cells Down

3b. To insert a row, select "Entire row" and click OK.

Select Entire Row

Result:

Insert Entire Row

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