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I am choosing to present information in a single table that runs over multiple pages and I would like the "heading row" to automatically appear as the first row on each page. I think this is easy to do if the internal structure of the table (number of columns) remains consistent. But that is not the case for me. Please allow me to illustrate. Suppose for some reason I want to use one single table to present (1) the names of baseball teams and the names of the starting 9 players; and (2) the names of basketball teams and the names of the starting 5 players.

So I might start with 100 rows split into 10 columns for a set of 100 baseball teams requiring 10 labeled columns (team name + 9 player positions), then have a list of 100 basketball teams requiring 6 labeled columns (team name + 5 player positions). And so on, alternately having stretches of the one big table with 10 columns and then 6 columns. As I transition from page N to page N+1, I would like Word to "remember" whether I am in the middle of a baseball team list or a basketball team list, and automatically reproduce the appropriate header row.



Hope that's clear.

I suspect the simplest thing is to have multiple tables.
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A header row is just that - a row at the top of the table. You can't designate a row in the middle of table as a header row. As you surmised, you'll need to use separate tables. An existing table can be split by selecting the cell you want to split above and pressing Ctrl-Shift-Enter.
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A header row is just that - a row at the top of the table. You can't designate a row in the middle of table as a header row. As you surmised, you'll need to use separate tables. An existing table can be split by selecting the cell you want to split above and pressing Ctrl-Shift-Enter.
Thanks for the reply. Your "trick" for splitting an existing table is very helpful - thanks.
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