iSumsoft » Resources » Office » How to Insert Multiple Rows or Columns in a Worksheet

How to Insert Multiple Rows or Columns in a Worksheet

This is a guide on how to quickly insert multiple rows or columns in Excel worksheet.

This guide describes 2 quick ways to insert multiple rows or columns in a worksheet: One is to insert multiple rows or columns with F4 key, the other is to insert multiple rows or columns using a hidden insert feature in Excel.

2 Ways to Insert Multiple Rows or Columns in a Worksheet

With these ways below, you can insert multiple rows or columns at once.

Way 1: Insert multiple rows or columns with F4 key

Note: F4 key will repeat all your last action in Excel Worksheet.

Step 1: In a worksheet, select entire row or column by clicking on the row or column heading.

Select entire rows or columns in Worksheet

Step 2: Right-click on the selected row, and choose Insert.

The row will be inserted directly above the currently-selected row.

Step 3: Repeat this action to insert multiple rows or columns by pressing F4 key.

Insert multiple rows or columns using F4

Way 2: Quickly insert rows or columns with the hidden insert feature

Step 1: In a worksheet, click and drag to select the total number of rows to insert.

Step 2: Right-click on anywhere selected and select Insert.

Rows or columns will be inserted directly above the currently-selected rows.

Insert mutiple rows or columns with Insert feature