# How to Rotate Text by 180 Degrees in Excel

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Excel provides some functionality to rotate text within limits. But do you want to rotate your text 180 degrees in Excel and canâ€™t find any solutions available? Follow this guide and hopefully, it will help you through the process.

## Is It Possible to Rotate Text by 180 Degrees in Excel?

Long story short, no, Excel doesnâ€™t precisely provide any way to rotate text 180 degrees in a cell. Text in an Excel cell can be rotated from a range of -90 to 90 degrees. But there are still possibilities if you want the visuals of a 180-degree rotated text in an Excel sheet. We can achieve that by using a text box or pasting the text as an image.

## Rotate a Text Box by 180 Degrees in Excel

Using a text box (or a word art) is one way to get the visuals of a 180-degree rotated text in Excel. To do exactly that follow these steps.

Steps:

• In the tools ribbon, select Text under the Insert tab.

• Then, click on Text Box under that.

• Click and drag the box to where you want to put it.
• You can also resize and move the box, preferably in the size of a cell and on it.

• Type your text value in it.

• If you donâ€™t have the Text Box selected, select it. Then go to the Shape Format tab, select Rotate, and click on More Rotational Options. A Format Box will pop up.

• In the Format Shape box, select Shape Options, then go to Size and Properties. Under the Size header, you can find the Rotation.

• Put the value to 180 and press Enter. You will have your text box rotated by 180 degrees.

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## Rotate an Image by 180 Degrees in Excel

In addition to using a text box, we can also rotate text 180 degrees by using it as a picture. For this method, follow this procedure.

Steps:

• First, type out the text you want to rotate in a spreadsheet cell.

• Copy the cell.
• Then go to the cell you want to paste the rotated text.
• In the tools ribbon, under the Home tab, select the downward-facing arrow under Paste. Select Picture under Other Paste Options.

• The text is now copied and pasted as a picture. If the picture isnâ€™t selected, select it.

• Then go to the Picture Format tab from the ribbon, select Arrange, then under Rotate select More Rotate Options.

• A new Format Shape box will appear. Now select Size & Properties from it.
• Under Size, change the Rotation to 180 degrees, and press Enter.

Now you will have a 180-degree rotated picture of the text but as an image.

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## Conclusion

These are the ways you can mimic 180-degree rotated text, despite the lack of such features in Excel released to date. Hopefully, this was helpful to you and you had a good read.

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