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How to display all contents of a cell in Excel?

In Excel, sometimes, the cell contents are too many to display fully in the cell as below screenshot shown. Here in this tutorial, it provides some ways to display all content in a cell for users in Excel.
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Display all contents with Wrap Text function

Display all contents with AutoFit Column Width function

Display all contents with Enhanced Edit Bar


Display all contents with Wrap Text function

In Excel, the Wrap Text function will keep the column width and adjust the row height to display all contents in each cell.

Select the cells that you want to display all contents, and click Home > Wrap Text.
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Then the selected cells will be expanded to show all contents.
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Display all contents with AutoFit Column Width function

If you do not want to change the row heights of cells, you can use the AutoFit Column Width function to adjust the column width of cells for showing all contents.

Select the cells that you use, and click Home > Format > AutoFit Column Width.
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Then the cells will be adjusted the column width for displaying the cell contents.
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Display all contents with Enhanced Edit Bar

If there are large of contents in cells which you do not want to change the row height and column width of cells for keeping good-look of the worksheet, you can view all contents by using Kutools for Excel’s Enhanced Edit Bar function, which can display all contents in a prompt dialog while you click at the cell.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

Click Kutools > Enhanced Edit Bar to enable the Enhanced Edit Bar.
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From now on, while you click at a cell, a dialog will prompt to display all contents of the active cell, and also, you can edit contents in this dialog directly to update contents in the cell.
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