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Article ID: 79130 - Last Review: October 8, 2013 - Revision: 2.3

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When using the ruler mode and a mouse to format a table in Microsoft Word for Windows, The Repeat Table Formatting command is not available on the Edit menu.

Resizing the cells with the cursor has this same effect (no repeat).


To resize the table cells, use the Cell Height and Width command (Column Width command in Word versions 1.x-2.x) on the Table menu.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the versions of Word listed at the beginning of this article. We are researching this problem and will post new information here as it becomes available.


"Microsoft Word for Windows User's Guide," version 2.0, pages 316, 331- 333

"Microsoft Word for Windows User's Reference," version 1.x, page 369

  • Microsoft Word 2.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2.0a
  • Microsoft Word for Windows 2.0b
  • Microsoft Word 2.0c
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0a
  • Microsoft Word 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 95a
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 6.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Word 6.01 for Macintosh
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