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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Working with Table Properties

Microsoft provides extensive control over tables through the Table Properties dialog box. From here, you can control all these options and more:

  • Table height and width

  • The height of individual rows

  • The width of individual columns

  • The alignment of your table on a printed or Web page

  • Whether text should wrap around your table, and if so, how it should wrap

  • The vertical alignment of text within individual cells

  • Whether a header row should repeat across multiple pages

  • Cell margins and whether any individual cells should have unique margins

The following sections walk you through the use of Table Properties—and in some cases, show you faster or easier ways to achieve the same goals.

Setting the Properties for an Entire Table ...

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