Simple question about text within a cell

I can't seem to find the option that prevents text from 
covering the adjacent cell.

For example if I type the folling in cell A1:

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth.

Obviously that will overflow over the cell B1 (if there 
is no data in B1).  I don't want to resize my column, I 
only want the cell to show as much text in A1 as possible 
without covering cell B1.

I believe I've seen the option to do what I'm looking for 
but I can't seem to find it and I can't figure out how to 
look it up in the HELP file.

Thanks in advance.
10/3/2003 5:09:24 AM
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My simple solution has been t add a space to the adjacent cell.
Hope it helps.

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10/3/2003 5:27:22 AM

Yes, I've thought of something similar to that but I 
think there is an option in the software to prevent this.

Thanks though,

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adjacent cell.
>Hope it helps.
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10/3/2003 5:41:57 AM

Or, if you want the cursor to move down when you press enter, rathe
than move right, try:

Tools|Options|Edit and you'll find a dropdown box .


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