How to make cells height grow with text

cineno

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Hello. I'm trying to find some of my cells expand with the info in them.

For example. If the height of a cell is 13.50, if someone enters a long paragraph, how can I make the height of that grow with the text?

Thanks for any help!
 

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Oaktree

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Is it a merged cell?

If not, just select the wrap text option in format --> cells --> alignment --> wrap text.
 
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You need to wrap the text.

Right click the cell and go to format cells. In the alignment tag check the box that says wrap text. Now when you enter anything in that cell it will automatically change the height of the cell.
 

Datsmart

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Format the cell Height as AutoFit and also set text to wrap.
Select cell and click "Format"...Row, AutoFit.
Then,
Right click cell, choose Format cells...,
Click Alignment tab, under text control choose "wrap text".
 

cineno

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Thanks for all your help. I got it working now!
 

cineno

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Actually this hasn't worked.

The cells in the row are merged, is that a problem?

It's only one row, but cell were info will be entered is a merged cell.

I went to Format > Row > Auto Height, and then made the text wrap, but when it starts to wrap, the row still doesn't expand to show the whole thing.
 

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