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From Martin Hediger <>
Subject Re: Question Restrict Cell entry to width of cell
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:08:27 GMT
Thanks Harold for your answer.
I was aware of this option, however, if it happens to be the last column 
containing data, the links will always spread into the next column and 
it looks messy.

Kind regards

Am 10.11.11 12:52, schrieb Harold Fuchs:
> "Dan Lewis" <> wrote in message 
> news:1320840667.3318.12.camel@dan-desktop...
>> On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 10:17 +0100, Martin Hediger wrote:
>>> Dear List
>>> I have a Calc spreadsheet where in one column contains links to 
>>> files on
>>> my computer, so the entries are long in terms of number of 
>>> characters. I
>>> dont need to see the whole path all the time, and I wanted to know 
>>> how I
>>> can adjust that only the part of the path fitting into the column width
>>> is displayed. Seeing the complete path is confusing and distracts me
>>> somehow.
>>> Is it possible to adjust this?
>>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>>> Martin
> If you place the cursor directly on the border (vertical line) between 
> two column headings it will change into a vertical bar with one arrow 
> pointing left and another pointing right. If you now hold down the 
> left mouse button you can drag the border left or right (by moving the 
> mouse in the relevant direction) as much as you like thus adjusting 
> the width of one of the two columns
> <snip>

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