Is there a way to multi select different rows in a table in indesign without having them all selected? E.g. made an example table and say I want to just edit row 1 and 3, but it highlights row 2 as well.

Used Shift click to select the rows.

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  • This seems a bit like an X/Y problem.. why would you need to select non-continuous rows? (I don't think you can, by the way) Why aren't cell or table styles enough? -- e.g. zebra striping can be done automatically via table options.
    – Scott
    Mar 13, 2023 at 2:23

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No, there is no way to click and select specific rows/columns. It will just select the entire range between your clicks.

With Table Options you can apply formatting using a defined Alternating Pattern, like odd rows, even rows, etc ... but that's all you can do with this.

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