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Ten Minute Guide to Access 97 by Faithe Wempen

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Changing Column Width and Row Height

One of the most common problems with a table is that you can't see the complete contents of the fields. Fields often hold more data than will fit across a column's width, so the data in your table appears truncated, or cut off.

There are two ways to fix this problem: make the column wider, so it can display more data, or make the row taller, so it can display more than one line of data.

Changing Column Width

Access offers many different ways to adjust column width in a table, so you can choose the method you like best.

One of the easiest ways to adjust column width is to simply drag the column headings. Follow these steps:

  1. Position the mouse pointer between two field names (column headings), so the ...

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