Excel shortcuts

5 Quick Ways to Insert Rows in Excel

There are many ways to insert rows in Excel. Here are 5 quick ways to do it:

  1. Insert rows using the Home tab.
  2. Insert rows using the Insert tab.
  3. Insert rows using the right-click context menu.
  4. Insert rows using a keyboard shortcut.
  5. Insert rows using the fill handle.

Let's take a closer look at each of these methods.

1. Insert Rows Using the Home Tab

To insert rows using the Home tab, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells where you want to insert the new row.
  2. Click the Insert button on the Home tab.
  3. Click Insert Sheet Rows from the drop-down menu.

This will insert a new row above the selected cells.

2. Insert Rows Using the Insert Tab

To insert rows using the Insert tab, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells where you want to insert the new row.
  2. Click the Insert button on the Insert tab.
  3. Click Insert Sheet Rows from the drop-down menu.

This will insert a new row above the selected cells.

3. Insert Rows Using the Right-Click Context Menu

To insert rows using the right-click context menu, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells where you want to insert the new row.
  2. Right-click on the selection.
  3. Click Insert from the context menu.
  4. Click Insert Sheet Rows from the sub-menu.

This will insert a new row above the selected cells.

4. Insert Rows Using a Keyboard Shortcut

To insert rows using a keyboard shortcut, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells where you want to insert the new row.
  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + + (plus sign) on your keyboard.

This will insert a new row above the selected cells.

5. Insert Rows Using the Fill Handle

To insert rows using the fill handle, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells where you want to insert the new row.
  2. Position your cursor over the bottom-right corner of the selection until you see a plus sign (+).
  3. Click and drag the fill handle down to insert the desired number of rows.

This will insert new rows below the selected cells.

These are just a few of the ways you can insert rows in Excel. Experiment with each of these methods to see which one works best for you.

Move beyond 

Excel

Get started with Causal today.
Build models effortlessly, connect them directly to your data, and share them with interactive dashboards and beautiful visuals.