Table Report view with multiline text

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Please take a look at this screenshot -

See the mitigation plan has made the viewing so cumbersome. I know that I can disable the wordwrap. However that makes the column very very wide. 

Is there anyway to collapse the rows to show only first few lines? 
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Chinmay Dhandhania

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Posted 2 years ago

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The low tech solution is to make a new field called  [Mitigation Plan ...]

The formula would be

Left([Mitigation Plan],100)
if(length([Mitigation Plan])>100, ".... and more")

There are fancier solutions that involve being able to hover to see the full text, but try that as a start.  You can adjust the 100 to suit.  That is the # of characters to show
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What are the more fancier solutions

I have the raw materials for the fancier solution but nothing that I have handy to post.  You might want to post a new question and see if someone had a ready answer for you.  Or else contact me directly at for one on one assistance to get this working.