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I'm working on a document where the table is starting on the next page - and I cannot figure out why.  I've set the first row as the header that repeats on all pages, and set all other rows to break across pages.  I've tried copy/paste, new document, changing the section break, etc. to no avail.  Making the situation even more frustrating is that I have an identical document (format/structure) that is properly showing the table starting immediately after the Heading 1 line and paragraph.  Help!
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by:Lunda_Construction
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Go to Table Menu in Word, then Table properties, Row Tab, tick the check box that says to allow the table to break across pages.
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by:dalexan12456
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Lunda_Construction -
I already have this property enabled; any other ideas?
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Eric Fletcher earned 2000 total points
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Do you have Keep With Next set for the rows? Check the Format Paragraph dialog, and if it is on, turn it off.
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By any chance is either one of these documents saved as an HTML document?  
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by:dalexan12456
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Bingo!  That was the magic answer.  Thanks so much!
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