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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2003 Step by Step by Curtis Frye

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Making Data Easier to Read

Making Data Easier to Read

After you have modified your worksheet so that it is easier to work with, you can make the data easier to read by changing how data is presented within the worksheet’s cells. One case in which you might want to change how data is presented occurs if the data doesn’t fit in a cell’s boundaries and you don’t want to merge the cells the data overlaps with. For instance, you could choose not to merge the cells because you might want to add data or comments to the neighboring cells later.

The following graphic shows what happens if there is a spillover in two adjacent cells.

If the cell to the right were empty, the text in the ...

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