WD2000: Table Spanning Multiple Pages Appears to Repeat Rows in Print Layout

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If the following conditions exist, rows of a table may be displayed multiple times:
  • You are viewing a Word 2000 document in Print Layout view.
  • Your document contains a table with merged cells and the table spans multiple pages. This occurs if a vertically-merged set of cells cross the page boundary and either of the following conditions exist:
    • The first line of text in the cell is too tall for the remaining space.
    • There is a picture or graphic in the cell that spans the page boundary.


A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language. The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   07-Nov-2002  16:20      2,962  Readme.txt
   07-Nov-2002  16:05  3,667,096  Winword.msp
   07-Nov-2002  16:41  4,684,436  Winword_admin.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name
   01-Nov-2002  13:15  8,826,932  Winword.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 324304 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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