I am using a multi column (2 column to be exact) master page layout and want to have a table that continues on the same page. I have two problems:
1. The table continuation does not align with the table next to it. (The rows do not align.)
2. The table title repeats on both tables, even though I want the title to span across both columns.
I have played around with all of the settings. The table title is selected to "span across all columns" (I am not using side heads) and the title still repeats itself.
I have played with each objects character and paragraph settings, as well as the table settings and nothing seems to work. Any ideas? I have a tight deadline so any help is greatly appreciated! Here is a screenshot:
A compromise is required. If you want:
Then you will have to set up a five column table, and format it to look the way you want.
This is close to what I am after, but I cannot get the table to stay on the same page. I want the two small columns to flow to the other half of the page when they reach the bottom, as opposed to starting on a new page. Any idea how to do that?
I apologize for the long delay—I've been out of the office for a few weeks.
The work-around I suggested is not going to flow the text—you will need to use cut/paste to move the content into the correct position.
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Have you tried setting the paragraph containing your table anchor to span across columns? Your change in alignment is likely caused by the table anchor sitting at the top of column one.
The usual trick is to: