Delete cell from table in Word? Take 2!

Subject: Delete cell from table in Word? Take 2!
From: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Joyce Fetterman <Joycef -at- gtsoftware -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 10:31:53 -0400

Joyce Fetterman provided more details: <<I inherited a Word document
that consists of a table, 3 columns by 30 or so rows. Each cell
contains a small picture (of a pet available for adoption) and a
small amount of descriptive text (name, age). The table is in
alphabetical order by pet name. When a pet is adopted, I need to
remove that picture from the table; when a new pet is brought in, I
need to insert a cell for its picture in the correct alphabetical
order. I was hoping for a way to do that without leaving empty cells
(after adoptions) or creating an entire row to insert one new cell.>>

Aha! (Enlightenment belatedly dawns.) In that case, there may be a
much easier way to to this: pull the information out of the table,
and present it as a single column of text. Now, here's the trick:
insert a section break before and after the pictures, and define the
section between those markers as having three columns! So long as you
add and subtract text and photos between the markers, they should
reflow automatically as you add and delete information. Not using
Word 2003, so I can't confirm this. Those who are may be able to
provide more details.

If they don't automatically reflow, you can force them to do so by
simply inserting column breaks manually: on the Mac, it's Control +
Return, so probably the same thing in Windows.

-- Geoff Hart
ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca / geoffhart -at- mac -dot- com
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RE: delete cell from table in Word?: From: Fred Ridder
Delete cell from table in Word?: From: Geoff Hart
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