RE: Word 2007 "Repeat Header Rows" question

Subject: RE: Word 2007 "Repeat Header Rows" question
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net" <mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 15:42:52 -0400

mattgras -at- comcast -dot- net asked:
> I working in a Word 2007 document that contains many lengthy
> tables. Some of these flow from one page to another. I've
> inserted table titles (using the caption tool on the
> References tab) into the first table row, and am using the
> "Repeat header row" tool to have this title/header repeat on
> the second table page.
> My question is: Is there a way to include "(cont.)" as part
> of the repeated title?
> Alternatively, is there any other way to indicate that the
> table on the second page is "continued"?

If nobody offers an automated way to do it, via the interface,
then a bonehead approach might be to simply create a row
just after the split (top of the second page), put the
word "Continued" or "(cont.)" in the first cell, and merge
the cells of that row.

Of course, if your table changes and reflows often, don't

But, if you already control the starting point - say,
at-or-near the top of a page, perhaps just under a
heading or caption - and you don't often add or subtract
rows in the table, then the split at the bottom of the
page would tend to remain stable, so the above suggestion
would tend to remain viable for a while.

- Kevin

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