Page breaks in tables of WORD output

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Page breaks in tables of WORD output

Postby witia1990 on Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:37 am

I have a problem with tables that should not break across pages.

1. I have used the tip from here https://www.madcapsoftware.com/blog/madcap-flare-tip-controlling-page-breaks-using-grouping-css/,
and I used div tag around my table. In MadCap it looks like this
Madcap_break_page_table.png


Unfortunately after built, the result is the following:
WORD_break_page_table.png


I don't know where this additional paragraph comes from but I am sure that I don't want it. Probably from wrong conversion between MadCap and MS WORD.
Do you have any idea how to fix this?

2. I have also tried simple page-break-inside = avoid property of table tag but it doesn't seem to be recognized by MSWord after built :cry:

Do you have any idea how to deal with page breaks in any other way?
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Re: Page breaks in tables of WORD output

Postby Nita Beck on Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:57 am

I have always seen that extra paragraph after tables in Flare-generated Word files. I think it's just how Flare has been programmed. Furthermore, to the best of my knowledge, Word has no concept of a div, and MadCap has programmed Flare to convert a div into a table, so I think you are getting that extra paragraph becuase it follows the table that had been the div. I don't think there's any way around it, other than perhaps inventing a macro in Word that you can run post-generation.
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