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pardon me   this is last  you have plenty else to do

they say use the paragraph mark where you want to start a new row  by paragraph mark i am assuming the dollar type symbol which is also used for formatting  for the first time i can click that to start a row   but for another row, my first notation goes away and it is back to square 1   am i using the wrong symbol as paragraph marker

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i hope you are able to link this question with the two other very recent ones

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If you are converting text to a table, breaking at paragraphs, then you'll get a new cell everywhere there is a paragraph break, indicated by when you have nonprinting characters displayed. This symbol appears every time you press Enter to start a new paragraph.

To start a new row at the end of an existing table, you can just press Tab in the last cell of the table. To insert a new row or rows in a table, select a row or rows, right-click, and choose Insert > Rows Above/Rows Below.
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I've been using Word for Windows since version 2.0 (1992), and the more I learn about it, the more I realize how little I know. But I may know a few things that you don't, and I'll help if I can. I answer many questions every day in Microsoft's peer support forums and as a result have been awarded the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) designation by Microsoft Corporation. You may be able to find the answer to your question at the Word MVPs' FAQ site or at my own Word FAQ site, so please check those first! Please, no questions about VBA (macros), Registry editing, networks, or complex merges, as I have no experience with these aspects of Word, nor do I have any experience with Word for Mac. Please indicate which version of Word you are using; if you are not sure, see "What version of Word do I have?".

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I have a master's degree in classics (Latin), which is surprisingly helpful, though I no longer teach. The things I am proudest of: Having raised two children to maturity, both Merit Scholars, both college graduates (one a philosophy major!), one Phi Beta Kappa (from Harvard!); having been made a Paul Harris Fellow by my Rotary club; having been designated a Microsoft MVP.

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