Content in table row to continue next page?

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Content in table row to continue next page?

Post by madpoli »

Hello, is there a way to set Nisus so that the content in a table row continues in the next page? Currently it "disappears" under the footer. I would like the row to continues to the next page, instead of starting with a new row of the same column. Pic attached for clarification. Thank you :)
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Re: Content in table row to continue next page?

Post by martin »

It looks like you want content in a single table cell to flow between pages, so that the cell's text appears on multiple pages. That's only possible if the table cell spans multiple table rows. A single table row in Nisus Writer is limited to a single page.

To configure a spanning table cell, which is allowed to flow across pages, you'll need to use the Merge Cells command. You'll want to first select multiple table rows (probably all in a single column) and then merge them. In that way you'll create a single table cell that spans multiple table rows. While each constituent table row is still limited to a single page, the content from the cell that spans the rows will flow across multiple pages. I'll attach an example file that shows this behavior.

Even though this makes it possible to achieve your goal, it is somewhat awkward. I'll make sure we up-vote your feature request in our issue tracker. It would be nice if individual table cells could automatically span multiple pages, without having to first create a spanning cell.
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Re: Content in table row to continue next page?

Post by johseb »

+1 for this feature request.

It would be also very useful to have
1. An option to repeat table header on each page (for tables spanning multiple pages).
2. Ability to add text with vertical baseline; I don't know if the description wording is correct so here's an example:
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I tried to use (abuse) the "Vertical Layout Orientation" formatting; quite there but the text is rotated by 180°:
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