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How to prevent text from spilling over to next cell in Excel?

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Have you ever annoyed that when your data is longer than the cell width, it will spill over to next cell as below screenshot shown. Now I will tell you the method to prevent text from spilling over to next cell in Excel.
Prevent text form overlapping cells

Split Cells

With Kutools for Excel's Split Cells, you can quickly split one single cell or a range cells into multiple rows/columns based on specific separator or fixed width.
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To prevent text from overlapping cells, you can do as follow:

Kutools for Excel, with more than 120 handy Excel functions, enhance your working efficiency and save your working time.

1. Select the cells you want to prevent cell contacts from spilling over and right click, then select Format Cells from the context menu. See screenshot:

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2. In the Format Cells dialog, click Alignment tab, then select Fill in the drop down list of Horizontal. See screenshot:

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good Protect Worksheet

Kutools for Excel's Protect Worksheet function can quickly protect multiple sheets or the whole workbook at once.
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3. Click OK. Now the data in the selected cells will never spill over.

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