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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 5:23 am    Post subject: Long text in cells Reply with quote

I am making a vocabulary list/chart, and I want to add example sentences with each word or sets of words.

I started off using an html editor, but I am finding that I get more control over cells in a spreadsheet than with tables in Writer or NVU. The only problem now is that when I try to add a sentence, it obviously scrolls down word by word instead of going across.

Is there a way to set a cell to "wrap" to the end of the page with multilines if needed? I have already tried to merge cells, but when I go to insert a column later it tells me it can't add a column while there are merged cells.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 5:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

if you leave Automatic Line Break (in Format / cell / alighnment ) UNchecked your cell content wil spill over the right edge of the cell until it meets a cell with content.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 6:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

In my version, there is no "Automatic Line Break" under alignment. I have Text Alignment, Orientation, and the only 3 things which can be checked are Wrap text automatically, Hyphenation active, and Shrink to fit cell size.
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