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From: TX Knight
Date: Thu, Feb 13 2020 9:21AM
Subject: With spreadsheets that have multiple tables, is merging cells sometime okay?
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Good Morning,

If you have multiple distinct tables on an Excel worksheet, is it okay to
merge the cells in those tables with less columns than other tables?

So for example, let’s say you have a worksheet with two tables.


- Table Alpha has 5 columns that span columns A through E:
- Table Beta has 4 columns.

For Beta, is it okay to merge columns D & E? Or should Beta simple stop in
column D and not use column E?

Thanks in advance!

From: Colin Osterhout
Date: Thu, Feb 13 2020 10:36AM
Subject: Re: With spreadsheets that have multiple tables, is merging cells sometime okay?
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Can you provide a concrete example?

Colin

On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 7:22 AM TX Knight < = EMAIL ADDRESS REMOVED = > wrote:

> Good Morning,
>
> If you have multiple distinct tables on an Excel worksheet, is it okay to
> merge the cells in those tables with less columns than other tables?
>
> So for example, let’s say you have a worksheet with two tables.
>
>
> - Table Alpha has 5 columns that span columns A through E:
> - Table Beta has 4 columns.
>
> For Beta, is it okay to merge columns D & E? Or should Beta simple stop in
> column D and not use column E?
>
> Thanks in advance!
> > > > >


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