Table Solutions

Tables are fun in FrameMaker because of its powerful table functions. These functions make it easier to fix tables imported from Word. When tables come over from Word, a number of things can, and will, go wrong. For example, you’ll notice that although you have applied a FrameMaker table tag to an imported Word table, the table still does not take on the characteristics of the applied table tag format. No, you are not doing anything wrong; this is completely normal.

Next, if the Word tables had heading rows, these will not be recognized as such in FrameMaker. Finally, tables might also split into pieces of rows. Don’t panic, because everything can be fixed.

Applying Table Format

When you import or open Word files in FrameMaker, ...

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