Formatting frame for table in Word 2010

I have recently switched from Office 2003 to Office 2010 and am having trouble figuring out how to set the positioning of tables in Word 2010.  In Word 2003 it was relatively easy - you could right click on the table and select Table Formatting and there would be the option to set whether the table was to be inline with the text, wrap-around, whether the table was to move with the surrounding text, etc.  I cannot figure out how to do this in Word 2010.  I have fond a bunch of commands for tables, but they all relate to formatting the table itself and its contents rather than dealing with its position in the document.  Any help would be gratefully received as I work with tables a lot in documents and this is slowing me down badly.
gpeaxcelAsked:
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Place the cursor anywhere in the table and you will see a new menu tab Table Tools appear.

Select the Layout tab.

OR: right-click in table and select Table properties.
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Illustration of above:Table Tools tab Right-click in table
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gpeaxcelAuthor Commented:
This is very helpful - thanks for the quick reply. I am still getting my head around how some of these menus and options can be made to appear.

There is still a problem which I suspect relates to some other setting elsewhere in the program:

When I try the first method using the ribbon, I can get the Table Properties box to appear, but I can't select it - it just disappears when I try to do so.  

If I use the other method (I didn't hadn't realized that you get a different set of menu options when you right click depending on whether the cursor is simply positioned in the cell ready to type or whether the cell is selected and highlighted as shown in your screenshot) - the Table Properties menu item is greyed out and I can't select it.  

I am guessing that some other setting is causing this option to be inaccessible, but I'm not clear on what it would be.

It seems that this is something that the Office online help should really be able to sort out, but repeated searches have failed to come up with anything relevant.

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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
It sounds like your copy of Office may not be registered yet, or if you were using a demo copy, it may have expired.

If it is a legit copy, contact Microsoft to work out the problem.

PaulS
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gpeaxcelAuthor Commented:
It's a legal copy - purchased brand new and boxed from Staples, and it is validated online with Microsoft.  There's got to be something here that I'm missing.
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Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
I've done searches with Google & Microsoft, but I can't seem to fins anything!

Try this: How to troubleshoot problems that occur when you start or use Word 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, or Word 2002, and go to the section Guided Help to troubleshoot problems that occur when you start or use Word
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gpeaxcelAuthor Commented:
I made some progress on this by trial and error and messing around with stuff.  It appears that the problem stemmed from the fact that I had previously used the Restrict Styles option.  I understood that this would allow me to create a document and share it with others for comment / editing but that they would only be able to use a given set of text styles that I defined, and would not be able to modify these text styles.

It would appear from my experiments however that this also prevents a number of other actions from being allowed - including changing the table properties.  I'm not sure I completely follow the logic of this (assuming it was intentional on Microsoft's part) - I want people to use a given set of text styles to keep a consistent format for the text of the document, but I would like them to be able to modify things like the alignment of tables to make sure that they fit appropriately on the page.  I will play with it some more and see if it's possible to achieve both - I'm still early in the learning curve and there may be some simple solution.  It is irritating though that the online documentation doesn't make this clear. Also, having looked in more detail at the dialog box for restricting styles I'm not sure what they mean by half the things in there - even when I've looked at the online help - I think there is significant room for improvement in Microsoft's explanations.  I would have thought that with their resources they could have introduced some more clarity into all of this along with loading up an immense amount of functionality.
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