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I am working in a 2007 document. 116 pgs (I know, over 100 pgs in older Word
versions caused problems; maybe still?). There are pages and pages of tables.
Several tables came from documents originally created in 2003. I am ending up
sporadically having nested tables -- up to 6 or 7 tables suddenly and
inexplicably on top of one another. I have to click to activate the table
properties and either cut the top table or sometimes I must click through to
access the Frame dialog box and click "remove frame." Both methods are
necessary - sometimes I can click the properties symbol to access a top-layer
table and cut it; other times I cannot activate it and must click the
external edge of the table (which I guess is the bottom table), then get to
the Frame box, remove frame, and then cut the table.
Can anyone explain this or have a better solution? thank you.
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Word documents up to 10,000 pages have been created in very old versions of
Word. Tables do add complexity, but Word especially has difficulty handling
is tables that go on for many pages, especially single-row tables. See
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/TblsFldsFms/FastTables.htm

But you should not be having the problems you describe unless your tables
are wrapped. As long as you set the text wrapping to None, they should
behave. Note that whenever you drag a table to move it, it becomes wrapped.

Note that what you describe is not really "nested" tables but merely
superimposed tables.

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

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I am working in a 2007 document. 116 pgs (I know, over 100 pgs in older
Word
versions caused problems; maybe still?). There are pages and pages of
tables.
Several tables came from documents originally created in 2003. I am ending
up
sporadically having nested tables -- up to 6 or 7 tables suddenly and
inexplicably on top of one another. I have to click to activate the table
properties and either cut the top table or sometimes I must click through
to
access the Frame dialog box and click "remove frame." Both methods are
necessary - sometimes I can click the properties symbol to access a
top-layer
table and cut it; other times I cannot activate it and must click the
external edge of the table (which I guess is the bottom table), then get
to
the Frame box, remove frame, and then cut the table.
Can anyone explain this or have a better solution? thank you.



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