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Is there a way to "explode" a table in OpenOffice.org Writer?

That is, delete the table, but preserve its contents in the document?

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Select the cells and copy, Ctrl-C. Move outside the table and paste special, Ctrl-Shift-V, choosing the unformatted text option. Then delete the table.

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thank you...... –  anon Apr 11 '11 at 8:37
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If you have a whole document copy/paste-d from the web and you want to get rid of all the tables, but keep the content: Ctrl-A (select all), Ctrl-X (cut all, dont worry its just for a sec.), then Ctrl-Shift-V (special paste everything back), choose "unformatted text" and your document is table free.

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