Wrap text

seahawk56

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I'm trying to create a template and I need a few cells to be wrapped texted. When I paste text into those cells it some how changes back to no wrapped text. Is there a way to keep (lock) the cell so it is always wrapped text?
 

riaz

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Jun 27, 2006
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Hi Seahawk

Could be you are pasting using copy and paste as normal? That would copy all the attributes of the source cell(s) into the target cells.

Try pasting using paste special values. This will copy the text but leave other attributes of the target cell untouched.

Hope this helps
 

btadams

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if you have users that are going to copy/paste into the template, the only way I can think of to ensure that a certain range of cells are wrapped text is to force it with VBA. Try putting the following code in the worksheet (right-mouse click on the worksheet tab and choose View Code. Then paste the code below into the blank white space)

Code:
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    If Intersect(Target, Range("A2:C10")) Is Nothing Then
        Exit Sub
    Else
        Target.WrapText = True
    End If
End Sub
 

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