How to repeat table headers in Microsoft Word
If you find yourself working with Microsoft Office often, more specifically a Microsoft Word document, you might have to use a table to record data from time to time.
In such scenarios, some of these tables may entail very detailed information spreading across various pages, which may prove cumbersome trying to fill in the table header on each page separately.
When creating a rather lengthy table in Microsoft word that covers multiple pages, you will discover that, the table headers do not repeat on the second and subsequent pages of the document.
No need to worry for all you need to repeat table headers for each page of your Microsoft Word document is: a working Windows computer with the Microsoft Office program installed, more specifically Microsoft Word.
Repeating table headers in a Microsoft Word document
There is a simpler way to repeat table headers in a Microsoft Word document than having to repetitively fill in the information for each and every page.
This article will give you better insight on how to configure one or more rows of your table to repeat at the top of the page for each and every page on which your table appears.
Below is a step by step tutorial on how to get this done:
Step 1. Open a Microsoft Word document and insert your table, formatting the first row as the heading for the table.
Step 2. Place the cursor in the row you would like repeated or highlight the rows if more than one, thenright click inside the first row or rows of the table and choose Table Properties
Step 3. In the Table Properties dialog box that pops up, click the Row tab if it is not already selected.
Step 4. Select the option to Repeat as header row at the top of each page and click OK to confirm your selection.
You will notice that all the pages on which the table appears thereafter will have the table header automatically repeated for the entirety of your Microsoft Word document.
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