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Hi, I want to be able to wrap the text in this cell but it won't let me.  What can I do? ThanksScreen-Shot.jpg
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by:Katie Pierce
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This might be silly, but you did try to go through "Format Cell", then "Wrap" in the Alignment tab?

Was it grayed out or something?
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by:camtz
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ps:  If I double click in the cell, all of the paragraph shows up but once I move to another cell, this is what I see.
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Phillip Burton earned 2000 total points
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It's on the Date format. Change "Date" to "Text".
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by:camtz
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Yes, I have been there many times and it already shows wrap
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by:camtz
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Man, you got a sharp eye.  That worked perfectly.  Have never noticed that.  Many thanks.
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