Subject: Importing tables

Subject: Subject: Importing tables
From: John F Renish <John_F_Renish -at- NOTES -dot- SEAGATE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 1996 09:14:05 EDT

David (the idiot) Ibbetson wrote re my earlier:

>>A solution, but not very elegant. To use the same font (although I prefer a
>>point or two smaller for tables), select the table, convert two spaces to a
>>tab, convert tab space to a tab, convert tab tab to a tab (repeat this step
>>until you get no changes), then convert the whole thing to a Word table, which
>>you can adjust as you desire.

>Won't this go wrong if an empty field was spaced over?

Yes, and you'll have to correct it individually. BTW, someone whose message I
failed to save recommended the pattern matching feature: changing [space]{2,}
(note the comma) to tab achieves the same thing in one step. See page 63 in the
Word 6.0 User's Guide for more information.

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