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    Table Borders (WORD '03)

    I have a LONG tech document and each table needs to have a new border and gridlines added.
    The person who created the tables didn't realize that the document has to print, and the borders on the tables now do not print, nor do the gridlines print.
    Is there a way I can copy the border format and just use the paint format icon to make changes to all the rest of the table borders/gridlines? I have tried to do this and can't get it to work....
    Thanks,

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    Re: Table Borders (WORD '03)

    If you just need a simple grid, you can do the following:
    - Click somewhere in the first table.
    - Select Format | Borders and Shading.
    - Activate the Borders tab (if necessary).
    - Make sure that "Applies to" says Table.
    - Select a line width and color (if desired).
    - Click All or Grid.
    - Click OK.
    - Click somewhere in the next table.
    - Press Ctrl+Y to repeat applying the borders.
    - Etc.

    It would also be possible to create a macro that applies borders to all tables in the document.

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    Re: Table Borders (WORD '03)

    I didn't know about control Y. This works great! So Apprecited Hans!!

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    Re: Table Borders (WORD '03)

    It can be used in many situations for repetitive actions. You have to make sure not to do something else in between, since Ctrl+Y always repeats the last action.

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