never tested but there is a script that tried to accomplish this. Go to:
Perhaps scroll a bit down and see for
If you have any questions regarding the script best ask George Salnik here at the forums.
Thanks for the pointer. The script will split Cell text at paragraph marks and fit as many of these paragraphs into the space on the preceding page.
I'm still not convinced that tables are my way forward (although I don't see any alternatives). Given that the document could be revised extensively, I think more time will be spent manually re-flowing tables.
PS. Quick question. Does FrameMaker suffer from the same table issues?
Interestingly (*), the FrameMaker online help is as vague on this as the InDesign manual. I could not find any definitive statement going either way.
(*) As in "Interesting. Probably the same programmer who wrote both."
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on InDesign userVoice there are at least 5 entries in the feature request list about splitting table rows or table cells between frames:
Quote myself -
but the script must be run after completing setting the publication, and any subsequent editing wrecks the publication utterly.
This is must-have feature that Adobe ignore all the years of InDesign life.