How to Format Row Height in Google Sheets

Google Sheets is a fantastic tool for organizing and analyzing data. However, it can be a bit intimidating for beginners. If you're new to using Google Sheets, you may be wondering how to format row height in your spreadsheet. In this article, I'll show you how to do just that!

Step 1: Open Your Google Sheets Document

The first step is to open your Google Sheets document. If you don't already have one, you can create a new one by going to your Google Drive and clicking on the "New" button, then selecting "Google Sheets."

Step 2: Select the Row or Rows You Want to Adjust

Once you have your document open, select the row or rows that you want to adjust. You can do this by clicking on the number on the left-hand side of the row that you want to select. If you want to select multiple rows, click and drag your cursor over the rows you want to adjust.

Step 3: Adjust the Row Height

Now that you have your row or rows selected, it's time to adjust the height. To do this, move your cursor to the border between the row numbers and the grid. When your cursor changes to a two-headed arrow, click and drag up or down to adjust the height of the rows.

Step 4: Release Your Mouse Button

Once you've adjusted the row height to your liking, release your mouse button to lock in the change.

Step 5: Repeat as Needed

If you need to adjust the height of additional rows, simply repeat steps 2-4 until you've made all the necessary changes.

Additional Tips

Now that you know how to adjust row height in Google Sheets, here are a few additional tips to help you get the most out of your spreadsheets:

  • If you want to adjust the height of all of the rows in your spreadsheet at once, click on the box to the left of the row numbers to select all of them, then follow steps 3-4 above.
  • If you want to adjust the height of a single cell in a row, select the row, then move your cursor over the border between the cell and the grid. When your cursor changes to a two-headed arrow, click and drag to adjust the height of the cell.
  • If you want to adjust the width of columns, simply select the column or columns you want to adjust and follow the same steps as above.
  • Remember that you can always undo changes that you've made by going to the "Edit" menu at the top of the screen and selecting "Undo."


Formatting row height in Google Sheets is a simple process that can make your spreadsheets easier to read and navigate. By following the steps outlined in this article, you'll be able to adjust row height with ease. And with the additional tips provided, you'll be well on your way to becoming a Google Sheets pro!

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