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How to stop a table from breaking across two pages in Word?

When inserting a table at the bottom of a page in Word, the table will be broken across two pages very likely as below screenshot shown. Table across pages will be not friendly to read in some cases, for instance printouts, etc. This article will introduce a way to stop a table from breaking across two pages in Word.

Stop a table from breaking across two pages in Word

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arrow blue right bubble Stop a table from breaking across two pages in Word

If you have a table broken across two pages in your Word document, you can follow below steps to keep the table rows in the same page in Word.

1. Select the table which breaks across two pages, and then click Layout (under Table Tools) > Properties. See screenshot:

2. In the popping out Table Properties dialog box, (1) enable the Row tab, (2) uncheck the Allow row to break across pages option, and (3) click the OK button. See screenshot:

3. Select the table rows, and click the anchor at bottom-right corner of Paragraph group on the Home tab. See screenshot:

4. In the Paragraph dialog box, please (1) enable the Line and Page Breaks tab, (2) check the Keep with next option, and (3) click the OK button. See screenshot:

And now you will see all rows of the table across pages are kept in the same page together as below screenshot shown.

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    Vinícius · 7 months ago
    This worked for me! I also used this to keep images and description together. Thanks very much!