Wrapping text in a cell

In a single cell, suppose I want text to appear on two lines. Viz:

Case One

Case Two

How do I do that so that I specify the wrap point?


achalk1 (41)
10/15/2005 12:38:11 AM
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If you are typing the data into the cell use Alt-Enter between each
string to indicate where you want a line break to occur.

Case One<Alt-Enter>Case Two

JohnGoogle (17)
10/15/2005 1:10:27 AM
Alt + Enter

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10/15/2005 1:18:16 AM
If you are setting the contents of the cell via a formula or VBA code
make sure that you have changed the formatting for the cell also. Check
that the <right mouse click> Format Cells / Alignment Tab / Wrap Text
check box is selected.

For example, I created a formula for a cell:

="1st line"&CHAR(10)&"2nd line"

This appeared as "1st line2nd line" on a single line in the cell
initially. Once I changed the cell formatting (as above), the cell
appeared as two lines with the 'split' as required.

JohnGoogle (17)
10/15/2005 1:29:24 AM
That does it!


<JohnGoogle@hotmail.co.uk> wrote in message 
> If you are typing the data into the cell use Alt-Enter between each
> string to indicate where you want a line break to occur.
> Case One<Alt-Enter>Case Two

achalk1 (41)
10/15/2005 3:04:17 AM

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