Do you ever notice that your table text disappears after you
perform certain operations in Word? For example, when you click and drag a row
to move it to another part of the table, instead of moving the whole row, it
replaces the contents of existing cells in the destination row. This usually
occurs because when you click and drag across a row, you may have selected only
the cells in the row, not the entire row. To select the entire row, you must
also select the invisible end-of-row marker. Here’s how:
the Show/Hide button in the Standard toolbar.
the mouse to the left margin; when the pointer becomes a white arrow,
point to the row you want to move and right-click.
the white arrow toward the row below the insertion point.
and select Paste.
Using the white arrow pointer to select (rather than click
and drag) gives you more control when selecting the end-of-row marker. With the
Show/Hide button on, you can see for sure whether you have selected both the
cells and the end-of-row marker for the row.
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