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Old December 3rd 16, 12:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Terry Pinnell[_4_]
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Default How to show full cell contents?

Why can I not see the full contents of B2, '03/12/2016 11 :19',
extending into the next empty column, just as in the row above?
I don't want to widen col B.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...-Column-01.bmp

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Old December 3rd 16, 12:53 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
Claus Busch
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Default How to show full cell contents?

Hi Terry,

Am Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:28:35 +0000 schrieb Terry Pinnell:

> Why can I not see the full contents of B2, '03/12/2016 11 :19',
> extending into the next empty column, just as in the row above?
> I don't want to widen col B.
>
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/...-Column-01.bmp


perhaps C2 is not empty.


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Old December 3rd 16, 02:29 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.misc
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Hi Claus,

No, it is indeed empty.

I had been assuming that cell B2 would be treated identically to B1, as text. Both have a General format. And I also tried Text format in vain.

However, I now realise that Excel must be insisting on treating it as a date. So I'll simply prefix it with a single quote character.

Terry, East Grinstead, UK
 




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