Google Spreadsheets is probably the go to spreadsheet application for most non-windows users. Windows users probably have their trusty Microsoft Excel spreadsheet application with them. Here are a few things on managing the width of columns on Google spreadsheets.
Lengthen the width of the column
- Hover over the line between the columns
- Click and drag the column to meet your desired width
Auto fit the width depending on the width of the content
- Hover of the line between the columns