merge cells of the first row on all tables using VBA

Dear Experts:

I got a document with hundreds of tables all with the same number of columns.

I would like to merge the cells of the first row on all the tables using VBA.

Help is much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards, Andreas
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,.

pls try

Sub Macro()

For Each Tbl In ActiveDocument.Tables
    Tbl.Rows(1).Cells.Merge
Next
End Sub

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DrTribosCommented:
I think this will work even if your tables have vertically merged cells, as long as there are no horizontally merged cells in row1.
Sub MergeRow1()
Dim Tbl As Table
Dim rngCl As Range
Dim rngCl1 As Range
Dim rngCl2 As Range

    For Each Tbl In ActiveDocument.Tables
        i = Tbl.Columns.Count
        Set rngCl1 = Tbl.Cell(1, 1).Range
        Set rngCl2 = Tbl.Cell(1, i).Range
        Set rngCl = rngCl1
        rngCl.End = rngCl2.End
        rngCl.Cells.Merge
    Next Tbl
    
End Sub

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Andreas HermleTeam leaderAuthor Commented:
Dear both,

thank you very much for your professional  help. I really appreciate it.
DrTribos, nice coding, will come in handy some time.

Regards, Andreas
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DrTribosCommented:
Thank you :-)
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