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MS Excel 2003: Change the width of a column

This Excel tutorial explains how to change the width a column in Excel 2003 and older versions (with screenshots and step-by-step instructions).

Question: How do I change the width of a column in Microsoft Excel 2003/XP/2000/97?

Answer: Select the entire column that you wish to modify.

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Right-click and select "Column Width" from the popup menu.

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When the Column Width window appears, select the new width value for the column and click on the OK button.

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Now the selected column should reflect this new width.

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