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Word has the feature to repeat title row of a table when a table is so long that it spans a bunch of pages.

I need to categorize my data into several pages, and I did that by splitting the table and insert page split to put them all in a page of itself. So now I got several page of data, but only the first page has title row.

Is there anyway else to do this beside manually adding the title row to all the other pages?

Original data:

 _________________
|  Cat.   Data    |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   2      *      |
|   2      *      |
|   2      *      |
|   2      *      |
|   3      *      |
|___3______*______|

And then turn it into:

 _________________
|  Cat.   Data    |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|   1      *      |
|___1______*______|

Next page
 _________________
|  Cat.   Data    |
|   2      *      |
|   2      *      |
|   2      *      |
|___2______*______|

Next Page
 _________________
|  Cat.   Data    |
|   3      *      |
|___3______*______|
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If you want to split the table on a specific row, you can do the following manual approach:

  • At the start of the row you want on the next page, make a page break. This will not automatically create headers on each page, so you will need to re-create them manually.
  • Insert a new row above the top row of the new table
  • copy the header row of the first table
  • overwrite the new top row of the second table you created with the header

This applies only when you want to split the tables on a specific row; I don't know of any way to make word do this automatically.

But if you don't care which row ends up onto a new page, then the "repeat as header row" option works.

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Instead of splitting the table, put the cursor into the table header and go to Table Tools>Layout and click Repeat Header Rows.

To categorize items in the way you specified, insert a page break in the row where you want the table to split (while having the above option enabled).

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The OP stated "I need to categorize my data into several pages, and I did that by splitting the table and insert page split to put them all in a page of itself". Is there a way to include categorizing the data with this solution? – CharlieRB Jun 26 '13 at 12:04
    
I know that, but that only work when "a table is so long that it spans a bunch of pages" as stated in my question. – Shane Hsu Jun 26 '13 at 15:15
    
Try inserting a page break in the table, instead of splitting the table. – Igor Ševo Jun 27 '13 at 14:00

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