Office & Productivity Software forum

General discussion

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

Thanks

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Word 2003 Table Lines
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Word 2003 Table Lines
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Normal.dot?

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 Normal.dot. I don't know, but perhaps the PC where the borders don't show has a different normal.dot to the one where it shows.

Just a thought.

Mark

Collapse -
Think the solution is fairly simple

In reply to: Word 2003 Table Lines

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

Let us know if that fixes it for you.

Collapse -
Ahhh!

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.

Mark

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

In reply to: Think the solution is fairly simple

Collapse -
(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

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

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

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

GIVEAWAY

Enter to win* a free holiday tech gift!

CNET's giving five lucky winners the gift of their choice valued up to $250!