This video explains the options for fitting text within a cell or column of an Excel spreadsheet.
(light rock music) - [Male Instructor] A common problem you'll run into in Excel is when data doesn't fit into the width of a cell. You'll either have this problem where the text is cut-off when there's content in the adjacent column or the text runs all the way to the right across your spreadsheet. To make sure all the content is visible in a single cell select that cell and click the wrap text button in the home ribbon. Or select the entire column to apply the text wrap to all of its cells.
Alternately you can also make the cell width adjust to the width of its contents by placing your mouse cursor on the right border of the cell header and double-clicking. If you have so much text in a cell that it's difficult to read try adding line breaks by placing your cursor in the cell where you want the break to occur and then pressing option enter on a Mac or alt enter on Windows.
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- Working with references
- Freezing and locking
- Automatic data population
- Recovering lost work
- Finding named ranges
- Formatting cells and applying styles
- Applying international currency formatting
- Inserting hyperlinks
- Creating dropdown lists
- Hiding columns and rows
- Password protecting a workbook
- Restricting editing
- Adding headers and footers
- Locking cells
Skill Level Intermediate
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