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How do you change column width to fit the contents?



A. Single-click the boundary to the left of the column heading.
B. Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.
C. Press ALT and single-click anywhere in the column.

This question is part of MICROSOFT EXCEL EXAM
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Jan 03, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Nov 02, 2016

Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.
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M. Porter

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M. PorterSenior Executive, Master of Art, San Jose
Senior Executive, Master of Art, San Jose

Answered on Jan 03, 2019

The answer to this is B. if you would read the directions carefully, letter A says that you have to do a single click then go to the left. Your main intention is to widen the column that you are using to fit the details that you will place.

Why do you need to go to the left then? Letter C says that you can just click ALT and single-click anywhere in the column. The column would need the right direction so that it can be widened or narrowed depending on your needs.

Since you are widening the column, double-clicking will allow you to have better control over how wide the column is going to be. You can adjust it accordingly depending on your needs.

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engmaroof

Engmaroof

Answered on May 06, 2017

Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.
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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Apr 20, 2017

Can't you just drag your column wider? highlight top thru column drag?
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purplecheeseu

Purplecheeseu

Answered on Apr 07, 2017

Why double click? single click is more than enough? please explain
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annadavis

Annadavis

Answered on Feb 16, 2017

Double-click the boundary to the right of the column heading.
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