Ask Your Question
0

Paste table into another table element [closed]

asked 2012-03-13 17:15:49 +0200

anonymous user

Anonymous

updated 2013-02-20 16:58:03 +0200

manj_k gravatar image

Hi, I want to paste a table into one element of another table. I can create a table within another table, and I can copy that table to other documents successfully. But when I try to paste it within another table element I can only get the text spilling into various table elements below the desired target element. Any suggestions? Thanks

edit retag flag offensive reopen merge delete

Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
close date 2015-10-15 15:33:48.324384

1 Answer

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
2

answered 2012-03-13 18:29:48 +0200

Pedro gravatar image

Create a table in one of the cells with the same number of columns and rows as the one you are going to copy. Select the source table and copy (e.g. Ctrl+C) then select the table within the cell and paste. The values will be pasted at the correct location.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Excellent. That works. Thank you Pedro. I wish that I could paste the entire table though.

MMMMLO gravatar imageMMMMLO ( 2012-03-14 02:05:58 +0200 )edit

The method I described does allow to paste the entire table. Can you provide an example of what happens and what you expected to happen?

Pedro gravatar imagePedro ( 2012-03-14 04:47:49 +0200 )edit

It does not include the formatting such as border thickness between cells

lindsaymacvean gravatar imagelindsaymacvean ( 2015-03-06 16:38:57 +0200 )edit

Question Tools

Stats

Asked: 2012-03-13 17:15:49 +0200

Seen: 1,764 times

Last updated: Mar 13 '12