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Remove characters in a cell reference

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Excel 2003. I have a cell that contains a line feed (persons name and address) in a single cell but there are "4" line entries in the cell:  Ex:  Cell A7 =
Joe Smith
123 Gold St
Nowhere CT, 12345

I then have an offset in another cell to referce cell A7.  All is working ok but when I use the offset instead of getting a cell with multipul lines they are all combine in a single line.  The line break appears to have been replaced with another chratacter ,looks like a box.

How can I reference cell A7 with an offset but maintain the line breaks?

Thank you.
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Did you turn Wrap Text on in the target cell (the one with the OFFSET formula)?
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In Excel 2003, the Wrap Text checkbox is found in Format...Cells...Alignment menu item.
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Ah that was it... didn't even think of that... thanks!
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