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I have working code which produce the image below:

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report}

\usepackage{ragged2e}
\usepackage{longtable, makecell}
\newcolumntype{L}[1]{>{\RaggedRight}p{#1}}
\renewcommand\theadfont{\small\bfseries}
\setcellgapes{3pt}

\begin{document}

{\makegapedcells
  \begin{longtable}{|c|L{2.5cm}|L{5cm}|L{1.8cm}|L{2.1cm}|}
    \caption{My Table}\\
    \hline
    \thead{No} & \thead{A} & \thead{B} & \thead{C} &  \thead{D} \\\hline
    %
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\hline
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\hline
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\hline
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\hline
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
  \end{longtable}
}

\end{document}

However I want to remove some line in the certain cell to become like this:

Thank you in advance.

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Simply use \cline{fromcolumn-tocolumn}.

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report}

\usepackage{ragged2e}
\usepackage{longtable, makecell}
\newcolumntype{L}[1]{>{\RaggedRight}p{#1}}
\renewcommand\theadfont{\small\bfseries}
\setcellgapes{3pt}

\begin{document}

{\makegapedcells
  \begin{longtable}{|c|L{2.5cm}|L{5cm}|L{1.8cm}|L{2.1cm}|}
    \caption{My Table}\\
    \hline
    \thead{No} & \thead{A} & \thead{B} & \thead{C} &  \thead{D} \\\hline
    %
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
  \end{longtable}
}

\end{document}

enter image description here

Edit: in case of a table which goes on many pages, with \pagebreak you can force a page break to avoid the separation of a group of cells.

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,oneside]{report}

\usepackage{ragged2e}
\usepackage{longtable, makecell}
\newcolumntype{L}[1]{>{\RaggedRight}p{#1}}
\renewcommand\theadfont{\small\bfseries}
\setcellgapes{3pt}

\begin{document}

{\makegapedcells
  \begin{longtable}{|c|L{2.5cm}|L{5cm}|L{1.8cm}|L{2.1cm}|}
    \caption{My Table}\\
    \hline
    \thead{No} & \thead{A} & \thead{B} & \thead{C} &  \thead{D} \\\hline
    \endfirsthead
    \hline
    \thead{No} & \thead{A} & \thead{B} & \thead{C} &  \thead{D} \\\hline
    \endhead
    %
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
        \pagebreak
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
    1 & FOO-01 & Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet & John & Lorem \\\cline{1-3}
    1.1 & FOO-01-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. &  & \\\cline{1-3}
    1.2 & FOO-01-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & & \\\hline
    2 & FOO-02 & Nam posuere turpis et & Doe & Ipsum\\\cline{1-3}
    2.1 & FOO-02-01 & consectetur adipiscing elit. & &\\\cline{1-3}
    2.2 & FOO-02-02 & curabitur ut quam eu. & &\\\hline
  \end{longtable}
}

\end{document}

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  • Whoa, thank you. I am afraid of using multicolumn package. Turn out there is simpler solution. Never heard of cline thanks. However cline didn't work if the table spread out in more than one page. ltcilne didn't work with my code above. Need help. – azzamsa May 3 '19 at 16:51
  • Which multicolumn package? – Bernard May 3 '19 at 16:58
  • @azzamsa See my edit. – CarLaTeX May 3 '19 at 17:12
  • @Bernard I think azzamsa intended multirow. – CarLaTeX May 3 '19 at 17:13
  • 1
    @azzamsa Try with \hline\endhead after \endfirsthead. – CarLaTeX May 3 '19 at 17:54

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