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    When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    When I have created a table in word 2007 - by clicking insert - table. When I type text into the first cell of a row in the table, the whole row gets highlighted blue as if I have selected the row. The text still appears but it is very hard to read because of the whole line is highlighted. How do I stop the whole row being highlighted when I am typing information into each cell? I have attached a screen dump.

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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    Can you send a document that exhibits this phenomenon?
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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    I think you may have selected (maybe inadvertently) one of the built-in "colorful" table styles on the ribbon. If you just want to display a simple table, make sure that you select the plain table from the choices presented.
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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    Hi

    I can't upload a doc because of the size restrictions. The table is a normal table which I selected from insert table. When I come to type in each cell of the table, it highlights the whole row. This makes typing text into table really hard to see. Itís a really weird problem. If you can help that would be great.

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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    The last few versions of Word have had table styles which allow you to format tables quickly. Every table must have a table style applied and the one you appear to have selected as your default is proving to be a problem. Either apply a different table style as your default setting or alter the style definition of the current default to be formatted in a more user friendly way.
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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    Hi Andrew how do I do this.

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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    I have re-installd office and it still does not work. Please help

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    Re: When typing text into a table the whole line row (Word 2007)

    Problem solved now. I just recreated the profile.

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