I will second that recommendation. Rick’s TableCleaner is an essential tool if 
you have to import tables from Word and it has other useful features which make 
it generally useful in any FrameMaker installation.


From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com 
[mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lin Sims
Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:03 PM
To: Robert Lauriston
Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com
Subject: Re: Word Tables to Frame 12Tables

And don't forget Rick Quattro's excellent TableCleaner plugin, which can help 
make cleaning up Word tables ever so much easier.

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:43 PM, Robert Lauriston 
<rob...@lauriston.com<mailto:rob...@lauriston.com>> wrote:
Second on that approach.

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Fred Ridder 
<docu...@hotmail.com<mailto:docu...@hotmail.com>> wrote:
> Because the Word and FrameMaker table models are fundamentally so different,
> I find that it is best to only import the content and nothing relating to
> the "tableness".  From Word, first use the convert table to text command,
> then copy the tab-separated table contents. Paste the text into Frame and
> then use convert the table to text command to create a table with the
> appropriate table format applied.

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