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Excel cell default vertical alignment

by Mach1.02 / February 15, 2007 7:39 AM PST

Create a new document with MS Excel and the default vertical alignment for each cell is "bottom".

To me this is illogical, and should be "top"; as soon as wrap is invoked I don't want leading white space above the shorter text elements, but because of bottom anchoring this is what happens.

Tools / Options / International tab has a left-right / right-left option presumably to cater for languages such as Arabic, but I can't find an option for what I want.

Does it exist please?
I'll even do a registry hack if I need to.

Grateful thanks.

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Re: alignment
by Kees Bakker / February 15, 2007 3:52 PM PST
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Thank you!
by Mach1.02 / February 15, 2007 9:25 PM PST
In reply to: Re: alignment

As was clear, I had no idea, and this looks just the ticket.

My sincere thanks, Kees

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Excel help
by boriszex / February 16, 2007 12:43 AM PST

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