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Table is split across multiple pages [closed]

asked 2014-07-02 00:13:15 +0200

Robert_DKP gravatar image

updated 2015-09-02 21:23:02 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hello: I'm trying to write a basic math formulary. I've arranged the different in tables so that I can manage the structure more easily, however when I save the document and open it again the "Integrals" table is split across multiple pages. Is this some kind of bug? or is it a formatting problem?

The document in question is here: https://db.tt/cZkQdrlF

Please ignore the comments in the document :)

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answered 2014-07-02 14:04:54 +0200

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updated 2014-07-02 14:05:55 +0200

This is one of those awful bugs affecting compound arrangements e.g., in this case objects (formulas) in tables in columns. I have seen reports for it before, but I can't locate any at present. I think it is basically a layout engine issue, such that it is incorrectly calculating the amount of available space or what the required space is, given a difficult set of settings across multiple objects.

The usual remedy is to set / unset one or more of the Text Flow settings (as indicated by @mariosv ). These options worked for me with your example:

Unset "Keep with next paragraph" setting

  1. Select the Integrale table.
  2. Table > Table Properties...
  3. Text Flow tab.
  4. Check "Keep with next paragraph" option.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Repeat step 1-3.
  7. Uncheck "Keep with next paragraph" option.
  8. Click OK.
  9. Save file to a new name.

Turn on text registration

  1. Select the Table Contents paragraph style.
  2. Right-click > Modify...
  3. Indents & Spacing tab.
  4. Register-true section > check "Activate" option.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Save file to a new name.
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answered 2014-07-02 00:46:53 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Hi Robert, in Table format there is an option to split tables.

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About the integrals size, I think you can find a solution in:

http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/questio...

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I'm sorry, I wasn't clear enough my problem is that the table is literally split across multiple pages, for example: cells 1-8 are on page 2; cells 11-12 on page 3; 14-15 on page 3, and the rest on page 5. Here's an image: https://db.tt/VshHtlAl
https://db.tt/6Hgq3tXy

Robert_DKP gravatar imageRobert_DKP ( 2014-07-02 03:29:16 +0200 )edit

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