Can Microsoft Word table rows be made to break for new page without losing the table headers?

I have a program status in a Word 2003 table with four columns and about 15 rows.

I have rows that break onto another page so that the a couple of lines of the row are on one page and the rest are on the next page. OR, I have most of the row on one page and then a couple of rows on the following page.

I like the table format because I can adjust the column widths and the header row columns adjust as well, but if I insert a page break, I lose the table headings.

As an alternative, I put the table header row in the page header, but then if I adjust the column widths the table columns don't adjust.

I tried to keep rows together, but then the row that had more than one page got cut off at the end of the page.
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Alex CampbellAsked:
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Brian GeeCommented:
This supports a bit of what I'm saying as well about manual Page Breaks:

http://word.tips.net/Pages/T003504_Table_Header_Rows_after_a_Manual_Page_Break.html
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Brian GeeCommented:
Yes. Select the row in question, right-click on the selection, choose Table Properties. Go to the Row tab and then tick the checkbox on Repeat as header row at the top of each page.
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Alex CampbellAuthor Commented:
Can Microsoft Word table rows be made to break for new page without losing the table headers?

That didn't work for me. If I insert a break for a new page, the table is split.
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Brian GeeCommented:
In that same Table Properties > Row tab area, there is the checkbox to 'Allow row to break across pages' that should be checked as well. But as I now understand it, you're trying to insert a manual Page Breaks which would disrupt the table and make Word think that you're trying to start a new page with either new content or a new table. I believe that you have to let the table flow and allow it to break on its own rather that input explicit (manual) Page Breaks...
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Alex CampbellAuthor Commented:
The reference is good. It shows me how to create a page break without breaking the table.
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
TRY THIS:
Select the cells to put on following page
select Home -> Paragraph
Select Lines/Page break
Check Page break before
page break BEFORE page break AFTER
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