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BrainStorm Cool Tip: Wrapping Text in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet Cells

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Posted: 5 Jan 2006
 

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As the office suite for Novell Linux Desktop, OpenOffice.org is made up of powerful composing tools. In the next few weeks, BrainStorm will point out some OpenOffice.org tips and tricks that may help you get even more out of OpenOffice.org. This week learn where to find the "wrap text" command in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet.

Wrap Text in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet Cells

Because the command isn't called "wrap text" in OpenOffice.org Spreadsheet, some users have a hard time finding how to force text in cells to wrap. Once you know where the command is; however, it's easy to find and use. Follow the steps below to wrap text within a spreadsheet cell:

  1. Select the cell or cells with the text you want to wrap.
  2. Right-click and select Format Cells.
  3. Click the alignment tab.

  4. In the Properties area, check the Automatic line break box.
  5. Click OK.


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