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Is it possible to define an arbitrary string indicative of text overflow in a Calc cell?

asked 2017-03-24 04:39:21 +0200

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The CSS specification describes the text-overflow property. This property defines how overflowed content (content that doesn't fit within the corresponding box) is indicated to the viewer. Is there a way to "style" a cell in Calc in a similar manner? In particular, is it possible to have Calc display an ellipsis in lieu of overflowed content (indicating the presence of overflowed content to the viewer)?

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answered 2017-03-24 07:35:33 +0200

No, there's no such setting in Calc.

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Thanks -- disappointing but c'est la vie. Appreciate your taking the time to respond.

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answered 2017-03-24 23:30:03 +0200

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You can test the string length, and if long, trim it and add "...". This is not exactly the same as CSS, but it is a workaround. It does depend on character widths. If you use a fixed width font it will work pretty well.

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