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I have a large table in Word. How do I allow rows to split between the current page and the next page to improve the table appearance?

Microsoft Office 2016

This option should already be set as a default.

To change the option:

  1. Select the whole table by clicking once in the table and then on the table selectorTable selector
  2. From the Table Tools, Layout tab, Table group, click the Properties icon
  3. From the Table Properties dialog box, select the Row tab;
  4. Select the option 'Allow Row to break across pages'
  5. Click OK

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Created by Jason Bailey on 27 July 2001 and last updated by Adrian Chorlton on 1 August 2016