Editing a Table Pasted from Excel into Word as a Picture (Enhanced



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RE: Editing a Table Pasted from Excel into Word as a Picture (Enhanced

Postby UmVuZWUgW01TRlRd » Thu, 15 Feb 2007 06:16:00 GMT

If you need to edit the text in the table, I'd recommend pasting special as 
an Excel worksheet object, not as a picture.  It'll show as a metafile 
anyway, but when you need to edit you can edit in in Excel.  

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Re: Editing a Table Pasted from Excel into Word as a Picture (Enhanced

Postby Brooks » Thu, 15 Feb 2007 20:06:53 GMT

On Feb 13, 4:16 pm, Renee [MSFT] < XXXX@XXXXX.COM >

OK, but the problem with that is that then the table no longer fits on
my page in word. The picture (enhanced metafile) somehow resizes to
fit nicely on the page.  As an excel worksheet object, it is too


Re: Editing a Table Pasted from Excel into Word as a Picture (Enhanced

Postby John McGhie [MVP - Word and Word Macintosh] » Fri, 16 Feb 2007 00:41:54 GMT

Hi Brooks:

The EMF option you were working with is the best way to do this.

You can disable the Drawing Canvas option in Tools>Options>...

I would turn it back on again as soon as you have finished editing your
picture, since the drawing canvas can be very useful if you are also adding
drawing objects to the document.


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