Lock a table layout

Tables in Author

You can use the Lock Layout option on the Layout tab to avoid accidentally resizing table columns or rows while you're working in a topic. You can edit the table's content while the Lock Layout option is selected.

To lock a table layout:

  1. Select any cell in the table.
  2. Click Layout > Table > Lock Layout to toggle the command on. To unlock the table's layout, click the Lock Layout command again.