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Why does my table style change when I move to a new section of my document?

I've inherited a gigantic document with lots of tabulated data. I created a custom table style, and applied it to all tables within a section of my document. I move onto the next section to apply ...
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Make table rows in Microsoft Word Online autosize according to content?

How do you do set heights for rows in Tables that much like HTML tables will not crop content, but adapt to the actual space the content needs? In Word Online, not Excel Online. I have no idea what ...
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Microsoft Word: How to edit the properties of multiple tables

MS Word 2016. I have a large document with hundreds of table. I want to change the table properties of all to untick the 'Preferred width' option. Is there a way to select all tables to apply this ...
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How to change individual cell heights in a table using Word 2016?

I would like to change the height of individual cells at various places in a table in word. I would like to do this to keep use of space minimum and better aesthetics. Since I am using cell shading (...
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How can I create a sophisticated table like the one attached?

I'm writing a paper where I systemize knowledge. At the moment I have a very big excel file. In order to fit this table into an A4 paper, I would have to create a table similar to the one attached. As ...
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Remove space between line and table in Word

I need to remove the mysterious space marked in this screenshot: I searched before and found some answers in this previous thread: How to remove extra space between line of text and table but ...
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how to make table cell height smaller than text height in word

I have a table in word where I need to have cell's height smaller than the actual font permits it. I tried settting vertical cell padding to negative amounts but word doesn't let me. Can anyone help?
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How can I add a shape into a table so it retains the shape properties?

When inserting a shape to a table, the shape isn't really inside the table at all. It just floats independently of the table. If I cut the shape and paste it into the table, then it's actually IN ...
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Optimize row height/column width in Excel = minimize white space

I often create tables in Excel where some cells contain a lot of text while others just contain a single digit or some other short value. With wrap text in cells enabled and then a combination of ...
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Cannot adjust table padding

Tables cannot have the padding adjusted in the cell. When the 'same as the whole table' option is removed, and exact padding is entered, it does not save, or apply the padding to the table. ...
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Style of merged cells when First column option is checked in a Word table

I have a table in Word 2013 which uses a built-in style (“Grid Table 1 Light – Accent 11”) and has Header row and First column options checked. The table has two columns, and one of its rows is merged ...
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How do I make a table stand vertically? MS Word for Mac 2011

I need to make a table stand vertically (otherwise it will not fit on one page). How do I do this? I have text surrounding the table. Vertical: Usually, the contents of a table that is horizontal run ...
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Word table options greyed out

I'm writing a large document in Word and I am displaying well over 20 different tables. Due to the size of these tables, they inevitably end up being divided across pages. I obviously want to keep a ...
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Excel table not formatting new rows appropriately - where does formatting come from?

I have an excel table and all rows are formatted the same. When I add a new row, the formatting does not match the rows above - so every time I add a row I have to select the above row and copy/paste ...
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Custom table styles not applied to table in Word 2013

I have been having this problem for many years, but always knew a way around this (mainly by manually going through all the tables and changing styles) but I now I am sick of it and I want to know ...
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Is it possible to have a table with different background colors which automatically update?

I want to have a table inside a Microsoft Word document. The background color of each row should be either white or gray. So lets say even numbered rows should white and odd numbered should be gray. ...
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How do we copy a custom table style from Word to Outlook?

We're using Word 2007 and Outlook 2007. We've got a corporate table style defined in Word and set as the default. How do we make that table style available in Outlook mail messages? I can't see any ...
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Styled tables in trac's wiki

I have a table in trac's wiki, just a regular html table, and manager asks me to add some styling. What is the best way to accomplish this? I can write a script which inserts style attribute to every ...
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Export of a custom table style in MS Excel

How to export a custom table style in MS Excel 2007/2010? I know how to export a custom chart, but I can't see how to export a custom table style.
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Using MS Word Table Styles to Change Font Size

I made a custom table style using MS Word 2007. I set the font to be Arial 10pt and to apply to the whole table. The font changed to Arial, but the font size of my table did not change. When I go ...
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How to add cell padding in Excel 2010?

Is there a way to add padding to cells in Excel 2010? The spreadsheet I'm using has cells in one column with varying row heights. I don't want to center the text, I just want it padded slightly ...
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How to change language in MS Word table style

How in this dialog can I get rid of the Font: English (U.S.) that is shown in the summary at the bottom? I'm tired of changing the spell checking language for every table in a non-English document.