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How To Control Spacing & Align Wrapping Column Text In A Web-Enabled View

If you have a column in a view that is being seen via the Browser, and the text
is so long that it wraps, you may find that the second line of text appears to
begin farther to the left than the first line. To correct this you will need
to insert a NEW column to the LEFT of the column with the wrapping text. There
are two options for accomplishing this:
OPTION #1: If no icons are needed in the new column, then all you need is to
use pass-thru HTML for commenting out a space. This will force the text in the
wrapping column to align properly. The formula is as follows:

OPTION #2: If icons might be used in the new column to depict when a certain
condition exists, (even at a future point), then you will need to use pass-thru
HTML for calling a blank view icon. The formula is as follows:

Go to this URL for an example of a multi-column view in a $$ViewTemplate, with
icons and pass-thru HTML to control alignment as well as spacing of Company
Names that wrap:

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