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To try to get around slow table generation:
Say you add a variable like $VAR_TABLE$
create a table (addTable) and capture the WordML
replace $VAR_TABLE$ with the the WordML with addTemplateVariable --
How do you get the WordML to be inserted properly in the doc, and not show up as raw text?