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I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!
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It sounds like the issue you are experiencing is related to the page margins. When you change the page orientation from portrait to landscape, the margins may not adjust automatically, causing the table to disappear at the edge of the page.

Here are some steps you can take to fix the issue:
  1. Click on the "Page Layout" tab in the ribbon at the top of the screen.
  2. Click on "Margins" and select "Custom Margins" at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
  3. In the "Page Setup" dialog box, make sure the "Margins" tab is selected.
  4. Check the values for the left, right, top, and bottom margins. If any of them are set to 0, increase them to a higher value (e.g. 0.5 inches).
  5. Click "OK" to save the changes and close the dialog box.
  6. Check if the table is now visible in Print Layout view. If not, repeat steps 1-5 and increase the margin values until the table is fully visible.

If the above steps do not work, you can also try adjusting the column widths of the table. Sometimes, if the columns are too wide, they may extend beyond the page margins and get cut off.

To adjust the column widths:
  1. Click anywhere inside the table to select it.
  2. Hover your mouse over the right edge of the column you want to adjust until the cursor changes to a double-headed arrow.
  3. Click and drag the edge of the column to the left or right to adjust its width.
  4. Repeat for any other columns that need adjusting.

Hopefully, one of these solutions will help you resolve the issue and make your table fully visible in Print Layout view.
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I'm using Word 2003

"doiesile" wrote:

I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!

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On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news
I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


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Default Table disappears at edge of landscape page in Print layout vie

Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to fill this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news
I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


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Default Table disappears at edge of landscape page in Print layout vie

Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of
the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the
left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to fill
this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news
I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and
decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape.
As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear
as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


.



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Default Table disappears at edge of landscape page in Print layout vie

Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I've wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I didn't know about your last point
but I've since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I'll have to find another solution for my table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of
the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the
left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to fill
this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and
decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape.
As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear
as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


.



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You can send the document to me by email, and I'll take a look.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I've wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I didn't know about your last
point
but I've since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I'll have to find another solution for my
table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that
the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track
Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table
tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done
during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table within
the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third
of
the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the
same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the
left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still
disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right
alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the
table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to fill
this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and
decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to
landscape.
As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges
disappear
as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout
view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts
them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but
the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've
fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


.



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Default Table disappears at edge of landscape page in Print layout vie

It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

You can send the document to me by email, and I'll take a look.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I've wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I didn't know about your last
point
but I've since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I'll have to find another solution for my
table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that
the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track
Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table
tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done
during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table within
the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third
of
the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the
same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the
left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still
disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right
alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the
table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to fill
this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and
decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to
landscape.
As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges
disappear
as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout
view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts
them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but
the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've
fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


.



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"doiesile" did not send the document to me, so I'm still clueless about what
is going on.

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

"Frustrated from Oz" Frustrated from wrote in
message ...
It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the
same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

You can send the document to me by email, and I'll take a look.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been
no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I've wrapped
and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I didn't know about your last
point
but I've since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I'll have to find another solution for my
table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that
the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view,
with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track
Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table
tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table
is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware
that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done
during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
...
Thanks Suzanne but it hasn't worked. It has centered the table
within
the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a
third
of
the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within
the
same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to
the
left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still
disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right
alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the
page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the
table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I'm saying makes written sense, it certainly doesn't
make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I've got to
fill
this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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

"doiesile" wrote in message
news I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup
and
decided
I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to
landscape.
As
I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges
disappear
as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web
layout
view
they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts
them
off.

I've tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document
but
the
same
thing happens can't see the right edge.

I've checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I've
fiddled
about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

It's incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!


.



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Default Columns is the culprit

I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.

Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.

Hope this helps someone.

On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:20 PM doiesile wrote:


I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I have tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens cannot see the right edge.

I have checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I have fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

it is incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:24 PM doiesile wrote:


I am using Word 2003

"doiesile" wrote:



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:50 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:20 AM doiesile wrote:


Thanks Suzanne but it has not worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I am saying makes written sense, it certainly does not make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I have got to fill this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:47 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:11 AM doiesile wrote:


Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I have wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I did not know about your last point
but I have since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I will have to find another solution for my table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 11:19 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


You can send the document to me by email, and I will take a look.

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



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:45 PM Frustrated from Oz wrote:


It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:47 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


"doiesile" did not send the document to me, so I am still clueless about what
is going on.

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



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Default Columns is the culprit

I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.

Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.

Hope this helps someone.

On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:20 PM doiesile wrote:


I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I have tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens cannot see the right edge.

I have checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I have fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

it is incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:24 PM doiesile wrote:


I am using Word 2003

"doiesile" wrote:



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:50 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:20 AM doiesile wrote:


Thanks Suzanne but it has not worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I am saying makes written sense, it certainly does not make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I have got to fill this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:47 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:11 AM doiesile wrote:


Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I have wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I did not know about your last point
but I have since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I will have to find another solution for my table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 11:19 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


You can send the document to me by email, and I will take a look.

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



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:45 PM Frustrated from Oz wrote:


It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:47 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


"doiesile" did not send the document to me, so I am still clueless about what
is going on.

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



On Thursday, September 09, 2010 10:14 PM Sue Harris wrote:


I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.



Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.



Hope this helps someone.



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Sue

Thanks for this - it solved my problem immediately (same as original posting). I had used a previous version of the document as a template and had inherited the columns setting.
It also solved a problem with centering on the title page, so I'm assuming that was where the extra column had been added.

Andy

On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:20 PM doiesile wrote:


I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I have tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens cannot see the right edge.

I have checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I have fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

it is incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:24 PM doiesile wrote:


I am using Word 2003

"doiesile" wrote:



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:50 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:20 AM doiesile wrote:


Thanks Suzanne but it has not worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I am saying makes written sense, it certainly does not make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I have got to fill this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:47 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:11 AM doiesile wrote:


Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I have wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I did not know about your last point
but I have since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I will have to find another solution for my table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 11:19 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


You can send the document to me by email, and I will take a look.

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



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:45 PM Frustrated from Oz wrote:


It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:47 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


"doiesile" did not send the document to me, so I am still clueless about what
is going on.

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



On Thursday, September 09, 2010 10:14 PM Sue Harris wrote:


I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.



Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.



Hope this helps someone.



On Friday, September 10, 2010 12:44 AM Sue Harris wrote:


I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.



Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.



Hope this helps someone.



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Just to confirm what Sue Harris said...I was able to fix problem by setting table properties to one column.

Select/highlight the table, go to Format, then Columns, then click one column under presets and click OK

Brian


[quote=Sue Harris;491486]I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.

Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.

Hope this helps someone.
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Columns were not the culprit for me.

I solved my similar problem by opening in print preview mode, changing orientation from landscape to portrait, exiting print preview, then changing the orientation back to landscape through the normal Word interface. That worked for me.


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On Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 9:14:43 PM UTC-5, Sue Harris wrote:
I know this is an old thread but I had exactly the same problem and found the solution on another thread so thought I would post here.

Columns is the culprit. I had just one line at the top that had been set to 2 columns. I selected all in my document and set to one column and the problem is rectified.

Hope this helps someone.

On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:20 PM doiesile wrote:


I was entering data in an ordinary table in portrait page setup and decided I
needed to make the table wider so changed the page set up to landscape. As I
added columns, towards the right the edge of the table edges disappear as
well as the text in them. If I change to normal view or web layout view they
are there and intact but print layout view and print preview cuts them off.

I have tried select all and pasting into a new landscape document but the same
thing happens cannot see the right edge.

I have checked the margin sizes they all seem to be normal, I have fiddled about
with them making them bigger and smaller, not much changes.

it is incredibly frustrating, please help if you can!



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:24 PM doiesile wrote:


I am using Word 2003

"doiesile" wrote:



On Monday, November 30, 2009 1:50 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


On the Table tab of Table Properties, set the table width to 100%.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:20 AM doiesile wrote:


Thanks Suzanne but it has not worked. It has centered the table within the
margins. The shaded blue area on the right margin is reaching a third of the
way across the page. When I add columns it bunches them up within the same
area. I pull out the edge of the table and the table moves over to the left
and off the page and the edge of the table on the right still disappears.

When I change the alignment of the table on the page to Right alignment,
visually the table moves towards the left and disappears off the page
(whereas to the right the edge of the page/paper is visible but the table
border is not visible, mid column.

I hope what I am saying makes written sense, it certainly does not make
logical sense to me!

If you have any more advice, I'd really appreciate it, I have got to fill this
table to be able to tender to win some work!.

Thanks so much.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 8:47 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


Your mention of a "shaded blue area on the right margin" suggests that the
document contains markup and you are in Final Showing Markup view, with
space allowed for the balloons. If you disable balloons in the Track Changes
Options, do you still see a problem? Also, make sure that on the Table tab
of Table Properties you have None set for text wrapping. If the table is
wrapped, then that could be the cause of the problems. And be aware that,
whenever you drag a table by its handle (as you have very likely done during
this exercise), it becomes wrapped.

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



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:11 AM doiesile wrote:


Hi again, thanks for responding so quickly! There have definitely been no
tracked changes in the document, no balloons or mark up. I have wrapped and
unwrapped the table a few times already. I did not know about your last point
but I have since checked and it is still unwrapped.

I wish I could send you a screen print of how it looks or the document
itself..

Thanks for trying Suzanne, I will have to find another solution for my table.

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Thursday, December 03, 2009 11:19 AM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


You can send the document to me by email, and I will take a look.

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



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:45 PM Frustrated from Oz wrote:


It would be good to understand if and how you fixed this as I have the same
problem. thanks

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:



On Tuesday, December 08, 2009 11:47 PM Suzanne S. Barnhill wrote:


"doiesile" did not send the document to me, so I am still clueless about what
is going on.

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



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Thank you, Sue Harris. I know I am ten years late to this party, but that solved a table problem I have been struggling with for the last two months. I think I copied a template and it somehow affected my landscape tables in subsequent MS Word files. Very frustrating.

Doug
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