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Cannot resize table in Word for Mac 2011

by lightin / January 23, 2012 4:34 AM PST

Mac OS X v10.6.8
MS Word 2011 v 14.1.4
Creating doc, Publishing layout. 5th page insert table, resized no problem, 6th page inserted table (many times) but do not have arrow on lower right to resize.
Opened new doc, inserted table, resized, no problem. Have tried deleting page in original and adding new page with same results, can't resize. Is this a software bug or am I overlooking something?
Any help would be appreciated, really need this document done ASAP.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 4:40 AM PST

<b>"you can't drag just that column separator because the table was
inserted as a group of rows with the preferred width setting marked. You
have to go into the Table Layout > Properties
> Cell and uncheck the preferred width checkbox. Then you can drag
that cell's column separator individually. Again, if it acts stuck give
it a little nudge in the opposite direction."


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resizing table problem
by lightin / January 23, 2012 5:23 AM PST

Thanks for your prompt reply. I did as instructed & was able to resize columns but not rows. Unchecked all specified ht & width then went back and set them again exactly like the previous page table but still no luck. Thre is not a sm plus sign in upper right corner no a diagonal arrow in lower right. Both of these are present on other page table.

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As I don't have the issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 7:26 AM PST
In reply to: resizing table problem

And don't have that version I fear you'll have to call it in.

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