Thanks for the tip, but I've tried to do this and Word does not seem apply the changes after I've made them - this means although the boxes are checked and unchecked respectively, it still will allow for the table to break across pages and does not even repeat the first row. This issue was driving me CRAZY!!! I was getting sooooo frustrated. “There’s one more (at least one) method worth checking: select whole table (by clicking on it’s handle in upper-left corner), then in table properties UNCHECK header row repeating. One of the problems they were having was that the header row on a table would NOT repeat, no matter how many times they turned on or off the setting. Thank You. Fix: Table Header row won't repeat in Microsoft word - YouTube I also had tried everything. I’ve been searching for nearly an hour and you’ve made me day!! Thanks so much for this – really helpful!! Thank you for this tip! Word has a command—Heading Rows Repeat—that does this automatically. This is the most helpful post ever! Thanks man for sharing. This is terrific. Thanks. Thank you!! That was seriously doing my head in! Word thinks this is multiple tables with no space between them for some reason. This saved me a great deal of frustration! That was the real solution! wow, thank you! Thank you – I was going crazy – it worked like a charm! – the header repeated. sangat membantu…Terimakasih Banyak Ilmuinya…. Thank you. I’m using Word 2013. Thanks so much from another user who spent hours trying to figure it out. It still goes wrong in word 2013. For me, I had to first turn on “allow row to break across pages”, before the header row repeat would work. Thank you so very much. BRILLIANT tip….thanks for this and thank you to the help tool which leads us to you…. For example, the first row has the table name "Table 3: Site Locations Sampled" and the second row would have the column titles. If my husband weren’t out of work, I’d have sent enough for a fancy latte, but I at least sent enough for a donut to go with your coffee… :). Thank you so much!!!! BUT, if I went to the Word Table Menu, "Heading Rows Repeat" was indeed checked, even though it wasn't doing it. I, too, noticed the paragraph symbol being grabbed when I highlighted the row and figured that was the problem. Thanks a lot – this helped me a lot. but why is so complicated in the first place?! Many web sites, many different solutions…. I couldn’t figure it out on my own. Wow! Merci beaucoup. I happened on this issue for the very first time and your answer was a Godsend when I needed something done ASAP. That worked like a charm. it saved a hell lot of time. It did the trick. We need to enable some formatting Table Properties in Word. rtf also looks to setup with multiple grid lines. Fixed the problem immediately. In my case it was the header row of the table itself that was formatted to “Keep with next”. The three rows I designated as header are not repeated. Thanks so much for posting this tip. Thank you very much, this helped me instantly. Thanks (g) your method worked for me! Thanks a lot! A new one on me. Your email address will not be published. Solved my problem. Learn how your comment data is processed. This fixed everything! Thank you SO much for your help. It still makes me ask why in the world turning off wrapping would affect it. 9 years saving people from the same problem! Brilliant! THANK YOU!!! Relief – thank you! Ditto – you have just saved me a huge amount of wasted time & frustration! Thanks for the tip! Word 2013 & 2016 – Table ‘repeat header row’ not working, How to convert to MP4 and compress videos, http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2007-word/repeat-header-row-at-the-top-of-each-page-does-not/27761a7b-fac9-4b54-a4f1-15ec80694a10?auth=1, Word 2016 – How to keep whole table together on one page, Excel 2016 – How to force force value in formula, How to calculate percent of total using Microsoft Excel, Excel – How to calculate days until, between or after dates, Word 2016 – Fix random list items indented, [SOLVED] How to fix Google Chrome flagging FileZilla as malware/virus. Your Post was very helpful and saved me alot of time to resolve!! It worked for me. Back to table – select 1st row only and in table properties CHECK header row repeating”. when I c&p teh table to a new document it was fine…, The below method worked for me when none of the others would and it was so much easier too. I too have been struggling with this issue for quite a while. The ‘Heading Rows Repeat’ option applies to the row you are on, so it is possible to check it for multiple rows and have them repeat. :), There’s one more (at least one) method worth checking: select whole table (by clicking on it’s handle in upper-left corner), then in table properties UNCHECK header row repeating. I could escape the trap of the Word enigma through your post. Even our IT dept were bamboozled. First posted three years ago and it is still helping people. Thank you soooo much for being so helpful and devoted to helping others save time xxx. One down on the long list of frustrating Word idiosyncracies…. 6. OK another solution if the other methods above are not working. This worked for me in seconds. THANK YOU SO MUCH. Thank you so much. Sigh. (NOTE: If the ‘Header Row Repeat’ option is already on, turn it off, then back on again — sometimes just doing this will solve the problem. But sometimes you can turn that option on but it won’t work not matter how many times you try. THANK YOU!! The only website that had nice simple instructions on how to solve this problem. Sometimes, no matter what options are selected the ‘Repeat as header row at top of each page’ option doesn’t work as expected, if at all. Select the table, and right click Table Properties. Seems strange to me — if you have a table that goes on to a new page, then surely repeating the header row should be totally independent of any text wrapping. This was a wonderful tip! If you mean it’s inside another table, then I don’t think you can repeat the header row of a nested table, only the main table. […] But no matter what I did, it just wouldn’t repeat on the next and subsequent pages. Another grateful frustrated Word user! I’ve been facing this issue forever! What about word 2010 – there is no ‘table properties’ and although i’ve tried all these tips using equivalent icons, still no luck…any ideas? Have been going around in circles to make it work. Most of the issues with Repeating Table Headers in Word seems to be an issue with how SSRS renders to Word. If it doesn’t, read on…). Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Thank you! — Pam. Thank you so much for this tip, it has been bothering me for years and I would never have figured this out on my own! A Nobel prize for you on behalf of me. Thank you! wow! I have been trying to fix this document for a week! Perfect. Thank you, thank you! Change ). I went to three other sites for help on this problem, and none work until yours! Also solved the problem of not allowing rows to break between pages. Thanks again! Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Maybe the response is that famous tech line: “That’s not a bug – that’s the functionality!”. Great stuff. What version of Word are you using? Select the row or contiguous rows that you want to use as your page header row(s). Save the document and close. This problem has caused me such a headache when trying to produce documents for work. Worst case: Re-create the table from scratch. This didn’t work for my problem but found something that did. “There’s one more (at least one) method worth checking: select whole table (by clicking on it’s handle in upper-left corner), then in table properties UNCHECK header row repeating. In Microsoft Word, it is important to make sure all tables are accessible to those using screen readers. Strange but true…, Hi Rhonda Could not figure that one out! This blog post deals with the situation when the usual Table Tools > Layout > Header Row Repeat DOESN’T fix it. Thanks for your tip – I’ve never had the problem before today. While I could have always recreated the table, this gives me a permanent solution to the problem :). Brilliant! Worked for me and stopped me fiddling around with my document any longer. This tip helped to resolve the problem. it worked! I cannot believe how frustrating this has been for me – thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! Thanks a lot… You saved my lot of time…. One table in my document was fine – but the other two had the problem. Thanks. solved my problem which was so much time consuming. Thank you a gazillion times! Thanks so much! I’ve also seen tables flow off the page into nothingness — they won’t flow on to the next page as they should. There’s one more (at least one) method worth checking: select whole table (by clicking on it’s handle in upper-left corner), then in table properties UNCHECK header row repeating. I had to check the ‘Heading Rows Repeat’ option on the table menu. After the header row began repeating, I turned back off the row breaking. This one is still a winner! :). 1)select the entire table, remove check mark to the “repeat header for all rows” by going to table->properties->row (you can also reach it in table layout tab on top ribbon). THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Also, if I select more than the top 2 rows, I can’t see Table Properties any more. Thank you. 491 in your post. Wow! This was driving me mad! Yes, the properties were on around, as soon as I turned it into none the command worked. I have tried all the above options but still not able to get the headers repeat on the pages. Thank you for this! Blog at WordPress.com. For whatever reason, where the normal option fails to work this button some how fixes the table and makes the header row repeat across pages. Word formatting is SO, SO frustrating, in general. hello, like you all, I also had the same problem for quite a long time and here are some hints that I found it works to share: In just a few seconds I fixed something that my company’s IT help desk could not in 15 minutes online, Thank you very much! The new table works as expected. It was a nightmare until I saw your post :). 2. I truly appreciate your help! thanks a lot ………was trying since long but saved precious time. I can’t believe it!!! Don't Set All Rows to be Header Rows. None of the other solutions worked for me. This was incredibly helpful. I owe you a drink of your choice. Thanks! On the Row tab, in the Options area, verify that the Repeat as header row at the top of each page check box is selected. :), This is by far the best tip in word! :-). Thanks. THANK YOU! Who knew. For some reason, the table properties way is not working. And that’s how it’s normally done, Glenn. Of course, Microsoft “help” was totally useless. I have been struggling with this, and couldn’t find an answer on Microsoft. Thank you. i really appreciate you taking the time to share this piece of advice. love you, Thank you very much for the smart solution to my problem. Thank you so much!! Select Properties from the drop down menu and now check the box “Repeat as Header…” and select OK. I would never have known to look for that. My Repeating Table Headings Disappear. thanks! thanks a lot. Very grateful – this has been a frustration to me for ages – wonderful to have the riddle solved. LEFT click on table handle at top left of table. Vijjy – India, Roger, i figured out this solution myself after playing with the table for almost 3 months on and off. Thank you for re entering the No. Thank you very much, this website help me so much, Holy crap, I have been fighting this ALL day. This blog post addresses the times when it doesn’t work. Text Wrapping was my problem!!! My table had merged cells in it. Well done! Please let me know if i'm missing some setting. Good god, thank you. Works (for me at least) when this solution doesn’t help (probably some other problem -large table c&p from other document with merged cells – c&p into wordpad and back as other solutions suggest ends up with total mess). My table wasn’t repeating the header row because of that! Like above, text wrapping in row tab of table properties is also sometimes cause the issue of not repeating the header row. Thanks for much for taking the time to write a solution to help others! Overflow Leader -> "Header" 3. Thank You!!! That worked… you might want to try that one first actually. 7- Go to the last line on the document If you have a large table in Microsoft Word, you probably will want to know how to repeat the header rows from that table onto a second page. Thank you! It solved the problem immediately. Rdlc tablix column header not repeating on every page “Repeat column header on every page” is already checked. Look through the table for a page break and delete it, if there is one it will be at the bottom of the page (hence being a page break). Thank you very much ;-). Under Table Tools tab on command bar, select Layout. Have been trying to fix this for an hour now as my assignment is due in four hours! My ongoing frustrations with this issue have just been solved! This was really helpful. You just made my life much easier. Don't Work with Nested Tables This was exactly what I needed. WOW! Thanks a lot for commenting this…, Thank you! 8. Wish I looked at this page much earlier. thanks again. Also, once I put the table back into my doc, I merged the cells back like they were before. I don’t think I would have eventually figured it out on my own (which I usually can). Thanks. When I click on the table handle, it selects only the first 2 rows, as though that was the whole table. My boss was going to kill me, chop me up and feed me to his dogs if I didn’t get this working. Open the file to be printed in WordPerfect. Worked for me. 2. It is the same procedure with Word 2010. Not surprising that this crap happens in a f..cked program like Word. Thanks!! thanks again! So weird. It had been frustrating me for ages! Contact me to claim this anytime you are in London. Changed that to single, and the problem vanished. Viola! Help! Back to table – select 1st row only and in table properties CHECK header row repeating”. Under Table Tools, on the Layout tab, in the Data group, click Repeat Header Rows. Thank you so much! All sorted now. you could also check if the table is split anywhere – unsplit it, that might work, did for me. I realised the entire table was selected to repeat header rows, instead of just the header row. This problem kept me from finishing the document that I was working on. If you check the table properties for such a table, you’ll probably find that it has Text wrapping set to Around. THANK YOU for this. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you indeed. Thanks so much – have just spent far too long trying to sort this out. Entries (RSS) When I checked my table properties “None” was selected, but the box on the Row Tab for “Repeat as header row at the top of each page was grayed out.” I read through all the tips here and sure enough, I found the solution. Hallelujah! There was no way anyone could have figured this out! AWESOME!!!! If you click Previous, it then shows the maximum number of rows, in my case 60. Doesnt work for my table. Thanks for this tip. Thanks guys for helping me out! I would have been here until midnight, banging my head against the wall – Thanks SO Much!!! Finally got it! And to think, this was posted five years ago and is STILL a problem with the table function, and this solution still works. Wonderful!!!! If necessary, split complex tables int… Incredible! You saved me so much to get this fixed! Please help me to solve the issue. YOU ARE A GENIUS THANKYOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’ve been struggling with this for the longest time. Bravo … you solved it. Thank you so much from another infinitely frustrated Word user. Thank you :). Repeat Headers has been frustrating me for years. Selecting the text wrapping ‘none’ box has saved the day for me – I was sooo frustrated and so, am hugely appreciative. Thank you (g) for sharing the tip with us. omg you are a genius!!! Was stuck with this issue for couple of hours and your tip is such a relief! Thank you! None of the others did. thanks a lot for sharing ,,its really helpful, Stuck with this error over weekend (with my due thesis) Great solution to a problem that was driving me mad. Thank you! OMG….after one hour trying to solve the issue I googled my problem and yours was the 2nd answer I checked… it solved it!! Years later,this tip has really come in handy i had been struggling with the thing for a few minutes.thank you very much. Thank you for solution to the problem. Thanks! The power of the interweb :). Many, many thanks. Solved my frustration too, wish I came here before trying office.com! Awesome…many thanks! As they say”garbage in garbage out”. Another thankyou, like others I wasted time trying to fix this. You got my vote for Nobel Peace Prize. You can also access it from the menu — Table > Table Properties. Thank you for this tip because I tried everything else and this worked. To work around this issue follow these steps: 1. Great job well done. ^^^^ This solution from (g) is the only one that worked for me. Text wrapping was the issue. This step is the most critical: Note the box entitled “Repeat as Header…” It may be checked, shaded blue, or blank. Thanks for the tip. Proof of a great tip–it’s still relevant 5 years (plus!) That was driving me nuts! Thank you SO much! Problem solved! Thank you so much:-). So so helpful; I really appreciate the advice! Thank you! You are a life saver, I didnt have any clue how to solve this problem. Thanks!! Figuring the problem must reside in the section properties, I (1) cut the section content, (2) deleted all surrounding section breaks, (3) re-inserted new section breaks and formatting, then pasted the content back into the new section. 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