Excel shortcuts

How to Use the Excel Merge Shortcut on a Mac

If you work with data in Microsoft Excel, you know that one of the most tedious tasks is merging data from multiple cells into one. This is especially true if you have a lot of data to merge. Fortunately, there is a shortcut that can save you a lot of time when merging data in Excel on a Mac.

To use the Excel merge shortcut on a Mac, first select the cells that you want to merge. Then, press the following keys on your keyboard:

Command + Option + M

This shortcut will instantly merge the selected cells into one cell. If you have a lot of data to merge, this shortcut can save you a lot of time.

Keep in mind that the merged cell will take on the formatting of the first cell in the selection. So, if you want the merged cell to have a different format, make sure to select the cell with the desired format first.

You can also use this shortcut to unmerge cells that have been merged. To do this, simply select the merged cell and press the shortcut again. This will split the merged cell into the individual cells that were merged.

If you work with data in Excel, the merge shortcut is a great time-saving tool. Give it a try the next time you need to merge data in Excel on a Mac.

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