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How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

Date:2019-7-4 Author:Cordelia

Do you ever run into an awkward situation in Word that a table is too large to stay in the same page? It’s automatically divided into two parts in two different pages which looks hideous and do affect the coherence of the content. So, how could we prevent a table from breaking across pages in Word?

Take this table as an example. It’s large enough to break across two pages.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

To avoid this kind of situation, you can try this method:

1. Right click it and choose Table Properties in the list.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

2. Unable the Allow row to break across pages option in Row tab and hit OK.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

3. Then select the table and click the small arrow (Paragraph Settings) in the lower right corner of Paragraph in Home tab.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

4. Check Keep with next in Line in Line and Page Break and hit OK.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

5. The whole table has been moved to the next page, and it won’t be split any more.

How to Prevent Tables from Breaking Across Pages in Word

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