Problem with formatting when saving a table in Word as 'Web layout"

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Hi

I hope I describe this properly.

I have created a table in Word (Word for Mac 2011 version 14.7.7) working in Web Layout view.

I then 'save as' Web Page.

I then click on the newly created .htm file in my harddrive and it opens in Safari as a webpage.

I click on the Develop menu and go to Show Page Resources.

I CMD A then CMD C the content and CMD V into my HTML box in SiteBuilder Plus.

This is how I have done it on previous pages that I have huge tables on and its worked fine.

But the new table I have created today - once I do all of the above and save and publish my page - heaps of the font has white shading on it.
http://netherby.homestead.com/Timeline_WreckRescueBeyond.html

There is no shading of any description in my original Word docx so I cannot work out where its coming from or at what stage it is happening.

Any clues are welcome and would prefer non techo step by step tips that I can follow.

Thanks in advance.
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Anyone ? I would love to be able to fix this mess on my site.
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Since this has been pasted as an HTML box, there is not a lot we can do. I did take a closer look into the HTML though and I can see that the tables with white have this piece of code:
;background:white
This is causing your boxes to become white. I would not be able to tell you how to edit your Word document with your Mac, but I can tell you that is why it is showing white tables. Note, deleting the ;background:white should probably help resolve the issue for this document, but we would not be able to help beyond this point.

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Hmmmmm thanks for finding that Todd. It got me to thinking - I created the initial table in Word by cutting and pasting my data from multiple other Word docs and PDFs. Perhaps one of them has a white background set - which would explain why its only appearing in certain cells of my table and not the entire table. So I think I need to go back to my formatting of my original table and see what is hiding in there. Many thanks.
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You are most welcome.