How to add elbow to the table

Excel 365 2016 2013 2010 2007
This tip describes how to place into one cell both column and row header known as elbow.

To create an elbow, follow these steps:

   1.   Type the column heading and row heading in the corner cell.

   2.   Place the cursor between the two words, press Alt+Enter:

Elbow in Excel 2003

   3.   Adjust the column heading to the right.

   4.   Place a diagonal line between the two using the borders option to create a result similar to:

Elbow in Excel 2003

How to add borders, see Apply or remove cell borders.

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