[LINK] Bizarre lameness in Microsoft Excel 2002

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Wed Nov 5 21:54:28 AEDT 2008

Not just Excel 2002 - I have Excel 2004, and it has exactly the same  
problem: painful since I work with survey results daily, and often  
come across this bug. Not so sure about Excel 2008, however. Must try  
at work one day.


On 05/11/2008, at 6:29 PM, Jon Seymour wrote:

> Create a sheet that has cells with more than 255 characters in them
> (e.g. out of an HTTP server log).
> You can select all the cells on a sheet and paste them into a new  
> sheet.
> However, you cannot use the "copy sheet" feature to copy a sheet
> containing those cells. It complains about the 255 character limit.
> Is that not bizarre???

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