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How Do I Un-page-split a Table?

by Pooua / June 2, 2012 4:55 AM PDT

I am using MS Word 2003 to edit a resume that uses tables to format text. I didn't create this resume. One table is on the first page. Another table is split between pages. The split appears to be a hard split, and I cannot turn it off. No matter what I do, the last 4 rows of the 2nd table will be on a page by themselves, even if a blank page precedes it, even if I delete the rows higher up in the table. How do I remove this split? I want everything on one page.

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A work-around.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 2, 2012 5:08 AM PDT

1. Save the document, so you can go back to it if points 2 to 4 fail.
2. Convert table to text.
3. Convert text to table.
4. Resize the colums.

Kees

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Not Quite There...
by Pooua / June 2, 2012 7:00 AM PDT
In reply to: A work-around.

That works in removing the offending formatting code, but it created extra cells when I converted the text back into table.

I found that when I placed the cursor on the first line of the second page, I had "page break before?" checked under Format, Paragraph, Line and Page Breaks. When I unchecked that box, it resolved the problem.

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(NT) Good job. Thanks for telling.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 2, 2012 7:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Not Quite There...
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