When text is too long to display in a label cell, you can
use Microsoft Excel’s AutoFit feature to enlarge the cell enough to fit the
contents. But this can result in too much white space in the rest of the row or

Rather than fitting the cell to the label size, Excel also
lets you resize the contents to fit within the cell. Follow these steps:

  1. Select
    the cell with text that’s too long to fully display, and press [Ctrl]1.
  2. In the
    Format Cells dialog box, select the Shrink To Fit
    check box on the Alignment tab, and click OK.

However, sometimes this method shrinks text to the point of
sacrificing legibility. An alternate method is to wrap the label text within
the selected cell by selecting the Wrap Text check box on the Alignment tab of
the Format Cells dialog box. Keep in mind that this method will increase the
height of the cell.