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Posted on December 21, 2012 at 7:50 PM

My 43nd Wordman article. "Table Styles," has been published in the APMP Perspective.

Before Microsoft introduced table styles in Word 2002, part of Office XP, you had to format your tables manually. This became laborious for table designs with alternating row banding, a popular table design in proposal templates. Table styles allow you to rapidly format tables to match your proposal template, including alternating row banding, header rows, etc. However, as we shall see later in this article, table styles, while very effective, do have a few weaknesses...

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