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Table That Crosses Multiple Pages

272 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Nov 15, 2012 8:51 AM by fruhulda RSS
Jacki Level 2 Level 2 (225 points)
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Nov 14, 2012 8:18 PM

I'm trying to set up a table that will extend through probably 7-8 pages.  When I set it up and tell it I need 100 rows, it automatically forces the entire table to begin on the next page.  I need it to stay on the page I'm creating it on!  I thought it might be due to the length of the table, so I tried starting with just 5 rows and it put it on the right page, but then as I add more rows and fill them with text, it jumps to the next page again.


Is there a setting somewhere that will cause the table to stay put and just "wrap" onto the next page and the next, etc.?


Thanks so much for any help!

Mac Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.1)
  • Barry Level 7 Level 7 (29,095 points)
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    Nov 14, 2012 11:01 PM (in response to Jacki)

    Tables inserted as floating objects will not break at page boundaries.


    Tables inserted as inline objects will break at page boundaries. Header rows will repeat on each page.


    Which type of table is inserted depends on which mode you are in when the insert is done. If you have clicked in the text, and can see the blinking insertion point, you are in text mode, and the inserted table will be placed as an inline object, located at the insertion point.


    Information applies to tables placed on Pages word processing documents.




  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,775 points)
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    Nov 15, 2012 7:24 AM (in response to Jacki)

    Jacki, documents originally created in Word does sometimes give weird behaviour. If you send me the document I will try to make it work. Click on my blue name and you'll see my address.

  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,775 points)
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    Nov 15, 2012 8:29 AM (in response to Jacki)

    It might be that you have added some Spacing before and after the paragraph breaks. That way it might take to much space for table to stay on the first page.

  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,775 points)
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    Nov 15, 2012 8:51 AM (in response to Jacki)

    But you never know when it comes to something coming from Word though.


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