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Hi Mahesh,

I am using MS Word 2003 in my office. Part of standardisation, we are creating our own styles.  One of such requirement is to have our own table style.
As per our requirement, header row font and style is different one from the details section.  But while trying to define our own style, the changes are affecting the entire table.  I am not able to maintain specific format to heading alone.  I selected "Header row" and did the changes.  Then when I selected "Whole table" it affected the entire table.  How to achieve this?.  Could you help me out.

-Sridharan R

Hi Sridharan,

The changes made to the table heading style should not impact the overall table if the rest of the table has a different style which is not based on the heading style.  Check whether the rest of the table has a different style and if that style is based on "Normal" instead of your heading style.

Hope this helps.

Mahesh K
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