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Picture Yourself Learning Microsoft® Excel® 2010 by Laurie Ulrich Fuller, Deidre Hayes, Jeffery A. Riley

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Adjusting Columns and Rows

ONE OF THE EASIEST AND MOST effective ways to make sure your worksheet is legible and simple to view is to make sure there’s enough room for your data. Cramped columns and rows make it hard to read your worksheet content, so give everything enough elbowroom. As shown in Figure 5-1, where you see two worksheets with identical information side by side, it’s easy to see which one is easier to absorb by someone viewing the data.

Figure 5-1. The worksheet on the left is cramped and crowded. Its companion on the right is spread out just enough so that everything is easy to read.

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