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#1 ausian

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 04:52 AM

Loving the course! Going through in order but have a need to do a table in excel. Some cells may require multiple lines of text. Can you direct me to a lesson that addresses this? I'm about mid way through session 3 so far. many thanks.



#2 Jonathan

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 03:04 PM

Hi Ausian,

 

To place multiple lines of text in a single cell, you need to enable Word Wrap on the cell in question. You can see how to do this in: Essential Skills Lesson 4-6 Merge cells, wrap text and expand or collapse the formula bar.

 

You can add line breaks inside cells by pressing <Alt>+<Enter>. This is demonstrated in: Essential Skills Lesson 4-7 Vertically align the contents of cells.

 

I hope this is the answer you were looking for, but please feel free to reply if you need any more help with this.


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