I'm trying to add an image at the beginning of cell of a table that Wraps text however, for some bizarre reason it seems also block out space in the cell to the right.

Weird Google Docs

Where as, I'd expect something that looks like:

Nice Google Docs

Here's my example document. Is this a bug? If so is it documented anywhere or is there a workaround?

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looks like its some kind of a bug, but it can be resolved as tested:

  • click on the image
  • select In line
  • then select wrap text
  • done

enter image description here

  • Nice Gif! But now I have a different issue where I can't get rid of this space below the image. Commented Jun 30, 2018 at 3:12
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    @AaronN.Brock np. click on image > select margin 0mm > then place cursor before "John" and press "CTRL+]" and add spaces as needed > then place cursor before "But" and again pres "CTRL+]" and add spaces with spacebar key
    – user0
    Commented Jun 30, 2018 at 3:34

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