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I'm using tables for an employee appraisal and I want to lock the size of the
table so they can type in it, but it won't increase in size if they keep
typing beyond the size on the screen. Anything out there for that?
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Set the rows to an exact height and the columns to a preferred width, with
auto resizing disabled.

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I'm using tables for an employee appraisal and I want to lock the size of
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table so they can type in it, but it won't increase in size if they keep
typing beyond the size on the screen. Anything out there for that?



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Ok great! Now that the tables are locked in size, is there anyway to not
allow the use to continue typing beyond the cell size?

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Set the rows to an exact height and the columns to a preferred width, with
auto resizing disabled.

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Microsoft MVP (Word)
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Fairhope, Alabama USA

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I'm using tables for an employee appraisal and I want to lock the size of
the
table so they can type in it, but it won't increase in size if they keep
typing beyond the size on the screen. Anything out there for that?




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No, you just have to hope they have sense enough to stop when their typing
starts disappearing. In a protected form, you can limit the number of
characters, but that doesn't prevent them from pressing Enter.

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Ok great! Now that the tables are locked in size, is there anyway to not
allow the use to continue typing beyond the cell size?

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Set the rows to an exact height and the columns to a preferred width,
with
auto resizing disabled.

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

"TiffanyH" wrote in message
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I'm using tables for an employee appraisal and I want to lock the size
of
the
table so they can type in it, but it won't increase in size if they
keep
typing beyond the size on the screen. Anything out there for that?







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Default Locking Table Size

The alternative is using the macros presented in the following KB article:

How to code the ENTER key to move between form fields in a protected form in
Word
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/211219/en-us

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"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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No, you just have to hope they have sense enough to stop when their typing
starts disappearing. In a protected form, you can limit the number of
characters, but that doesn't prevent them from pressing Enter.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

"TiffanyH" wrote in message
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Ok great! Now that the tables are locked in size, is there anyway to not
allow the use to continue typing beyond the cell size?

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Set the rows to an exact height and the columns to a preferred width,
with
auto resizing disabled.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

"TiffanyH" wrote in message
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I'm using tables for an employee appraisal and I want to lock the size
of
the
table so they can type in it, but it won't increase in size if they
keep
typing beyond the size on the screen. Anything out there for that?











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