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Can't remove unwanted page break before table

asked 2017-07-12 15:42:15 +0200

frankvw gravatar image

In my text I have a number of paragraphs, then a table, then another paragraph and another table. The second table insists on positioning itself on a new page. Like so:

Paragraph Paragraph End of page Start of page Paragraph Paragraph ... Paragraph Paragraph [TABLE 1] End of page Start of page Paragraph (lots of empty space) End of page Start of page [TABLE 2] Paragraph Paragraph ...etc.

No matter what I do, I cannot get the second table to move up. A small amount of text follows the first table, then the rest of the page is empty, and the second table is positioned on a new page. It's as if I'd hit Ctrl-Enter to insert a page break, except I haven't and there is no page break there, or if there is it is invisible and can't be removed. If I hit delete after the final paragraph before the table, the cursor will simply position itself into the first table field.

What am I missing?

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answered 2018-05-04 22:19:15 +0200

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To Delete a Manual Page Break That Occurs Before a Table

Right-click in the table, and choose Table.
Click the Text Flow tab.
Clear the Break check box.

This is from https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/I...

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answered 2017-07-12 16:17:41 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Maybe the table has disable 'Allow table to split across pages and columns'. [right-click]/Table properties

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Why not?, Pls add a comment to the answers or edit your question, don't add new answer, when it is not. . If the answer solves your question please tick the ✔.

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answered 2017-07-13 15:12:57 +0200

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It does. Should it or shouldn't it?

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