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Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?
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To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

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"emerald" wrote in message
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Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?



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Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
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Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?



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Which options did you select? Note that when you choose "Specify height" in
the Table Properties dialog box, you must also choose "Exactly" for "Row
height is."

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"emerald" wrote in message
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Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?



.



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Done that, and still didnt work?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

Which options did you select? Note that when you choose "Specify height" in
the Table Properties dialog box, you must also choose "Exactly" for "Row
height is."

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?


.



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Default Protect a table layout

Since it is the column width you seem to be attempting to control, did you
disable auto resizing?

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Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"emerald" wrote in message
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Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?



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yes, just disabled that and it still moves?

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Since it is the column width you seem to be attempting to control, did you
disable auto resizing?

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"emerald" wrote in message
...
Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?


.


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You disabled auto resizing and set a preferred width for each column?

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Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"emerald" wrote in message
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yes, just disabled that and it still moves?

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Since it is the column width you seem to be attempting to control, did
you
disable auto resizing?

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"emerald" wrote in message
...
Thanks Stefan, but i must be doing something wrong because that didnt
work
either. Any more ideas?

"Stefan Blom" wrote:

To prevent the table from resizing, if that's what you are trying to
do,
also specify a fixed height for each row (Row tab of the Table
Properties
dialog box).

--
Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP



"emerald" wrote in message
...
Hi,
I'm trying to protect a table layout which has been created in word,
but want to be able to edit the text within the tables colums and
rows
I've tried to fix the column width, but that doesnt work, any ideas?


.


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