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I hope I can clearly and concisely explain my problem. Please forgive me if
I run on, and by all means ask for clarification.

Question regarding cell/column widths when two rows are attached.

Is there any way to adjust cells/columns to different widths, when they are
right on top of one another?

I can create 2 one-row tables with with various number of cells with various
widths. Between these one row tables is a RETURN or space if you will. This
allows me to freely adjust the widths to fit my needs.

The problem arrises once I DELETE the RETURN and the 2 tables now come into
contact with one another. There is NO problem resizing the cell widths on
ROW #1 or ROW #2, unless the verticle lines line up with one another when I
release the mouse button. If this does occur, I appear to lose the ability
to adjust the cell's width independent of the cell directly above or below.

Prior to the two vertical lines lining up, I can drag the widths freely.
This is obviously NOT a problem with a RETURN between the 2 one line tables
as Word interprets these as 2 independent tables. I have tried to click on
the verticle border of the cell I desire to adjust while holding down
various keys, CTRL, SHIFT, ALT (Which neatly allows free positioning, but
still jointly with the cells above and/or below) and combos of each of those
without any apparent success.

I would greatly appreciate any solution to this delema.

-cypher


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If you select the row in question before trying to change the column widths,
you should be able to do so without affecting the following/preceding
column.

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"|| cypher ||" wrote in message
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I hope I can clearly and concisely explain my problem. Please forgive me

if
I run on, and by all means ask for clarification.

Question regarding cell/column widths when two rows are attached.

Is there any way to adjust cells/columns to different widths, when they

are
right on top of one another?

I can create 2 one-row tables with with various number of cells with

various
widths. Between these one row tables is a RETURN or space if you will.

This
allows me to freely adjust the widths to fit my needs.

The problem arrises once I DELETE the RETURN and the 2 tables now come

into
contact with one another. There is NO problem resizing the cell widths on
ROW #1 or ROW #2, unless the verticle lines line up with one another when

I
release the mouse button. If this does occur, I appear to lose the

ability
to adjust the cell's width independent of the cell directly above or

below.

Prior to the two vertical lines lining up, I can drag the widths freely.
This is obviously NOT a problem with a RETURN between the 2 one line

tables
as Word interprets these as 2 independent tables. I have tried to click

on
the verticle border of the cell I desire to adjust while holding down
various keys, CTRL, SHIFT, ALT (Which neatly allows free positioning, but
still jointly with the cells above and/or below) and combos of each of

those
without any apparent success.

I would greatly appreciate any solution to this delema.

-cypher



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Suzanne! You are an angel! Thank you so much! I cannot believe I didn't
think of that. I certainly appreciate your help!!

Thanks again!

cypher


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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If you select the row in question before trying to change the column

widths,
you should be able to do so without affecting the following/preceding
column.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup

so
all may benefit.

"|| cypher ||" wrote in message
news
I hope I can clearly and concisely explain my problem. Please forgive me

if
I run on, and by all means ask for clarification.

Question regarding cell/column widths when two rows are attached.

Is there any way to adjust cells/columns to different widths, when they

are
right on top of one another?

I can create 2 one-row tables with with various number of cells with

various
widths. Between these one row tables is a RETURN or space if you will.

This
allows me to freely adjust the widths to fit my needs.

The problem arrises once I DELETE the RETURN and the 2 tables now come

into
contact with one another. There is NO problem resizing the cell widths

on
ROW #1 or ROW #2, unless the verticle lines line up with one another

when
I
release the mouse button. If this does occur, I appear to lose the

ability
to adjust the cell's width independent of the cell directly above or

below.

Prior to the two vertical lines lining up, I can drag the widths freely.
This is obviously NOT a problem with a RETURN between the 2 one line

tables
as Word interprets these as 2 independent tables. I have tried to click

on
the verticle border of the cell I desire to adjust while holding down
various keys, CTRL, SHIFT, ALT (Which neatly allows free positioning,

but
still jointly with the cells above and/or below) and combos of each of

those
without any apparent success.

I would greatly appreciate any solution to this delema.

-cypher





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