Cell Display

jac3130

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Let's say I have a very long string of data or text in a cell (for example, Abra Cadabra It's Magic). Is there a way to make it so that the text doesn't run over to the cell or cells to the right of the cell. Sometimes it runs over and sometimes the excess text is "hidden." I'm wondering if there's a way I can be in control of this.

Please let me know what, if any, further clarification I can provide. Thank you in advance.
 

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If there's something in the cells to the right, it won't run over. Or if you have word wrapped your cell.
 

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