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Word 2003 Table Lines

I have an doc file that when displayed on one PC in the office, shows a table with the text and numbers correct and all the cell line as none. This is the correct way.
The other PC, same model with the same install of Office 2003, will print the document correctly, but on screen, it shows the cell borders.
I have not been able to make the cell borders go away and can't figure this one out.

The print preview shows no borders and it prints correctly, it is only while viewing on screen that the problem is occuring.

Happens when in VIEW- Web Layout, Print Layout, or Outline
It shows correctly in Reading Layout


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In reply to: Word 2003 Table Lines

Hi Merl.

I use Office XP(2002), not 2003, so you may have more bells and whistles than me.

But I know that in my Word, when I create a table, I can choose to have "no" borders for the table in "Borders and shading". In the document itself, the borders are shown as faint, but in Print Preview and when printed, the borders disappear. I thought this was by design.

I can't see an option in my own Word to make these faint borders completely disappear on the displayed page.

So, if one of your PC Word applications can do this, I assume it is a new feature.

But if the other PC's Word cannot, and it is an identical setup, then I wonder if the problem lies with I don't know, but perhaps the PC where the borders don't show has a different to the one where it shows.

Just a thought.


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Think the solution is fairly simple

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Click the 'Table' menu, then click 'Hide Gridlines'.

Let us know if that fixes it for you.

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In reply to: Think the solution is fairly simple

I stand corrected!!

Nice one Richard. I never thought of that.

I still had to select "No borders" in Borders and Shading, but after that, No Gridlines removed them.

Thanks for that.


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(NT) (NT) I'll give it a try and let you know.. Thanks

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(NT) (NT) Table - Show Gridlines was the thing , Thank You

In reply to: (NT) I'll give it a try and let you know.. Thanks

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(NT) (NT) Glad you got it sorted Merl

In reply to: (NT) Table - Show Gridlines was the thing , Thank You

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