Adjust Table Rows and Columns

Add Colunmns or Rows to your Table

To add columns or rows to your table:

  1..Select the table

  2.  Click the arrow of the Insert/Edit Table button in the toolbar

  • You can also access the table menu by right clicking on a table and selecting Table from the menu

  3.  Choose either:

  • Insert Column to the right
  • Insert Column to the left
  • Insert Row above
  • Insert Row below

  4.  Click OK

 

Remove columns or rows from your table:

  1. Select the row or column you want to delete
  2. Click the arrow of the Insert/Edit Table button in the toolbar
  3. You can also access the table menu by right clicking on a table and selecting Table from the menu
  4. Choose either:
  5. Delete Column(s)
  6. Delete Rows(s)
  7. Click OK

Format Rows and Columns

To format a row:

  1. Right click the row you want to format
  2. Select the Table menu and click Table Properties
  3. Click the Row tab
  4. Set the height of the Row
  • Choose Default to set the row to the default height
  • Choose Pixel and set an absolute height for the row
  1. Click OK

To format a column:

  1. Right click the column you want to format
  2. Select the Table menu and click Table Properties
  3. Click the Column tab
  4. Set the width of the Column and click OK
  • Choose Default to set the column to the default width
    • Choose Percent and choose a number between 1-100% thewidth of the table
  • Choose Pixel and set an absolute width for the column

Delete Rows ad Columns

To delete a row or column from a table:

  1. Select the row or column you want to delete
  2. Right click the selected row or column
  3. From the Table menu, select either Delete Row(s) or Delete columns(s)

You must select the entire row or column in order to delete a row or column.

Set Cell Alignment

To change the alignment of text within cells:

  1. Right click the table
  2. Select the Table menu and click Table Properties
  3. Click the Cell tab
  4. Set the desired Vertical and Horizontal alignment
  5. Click OK

Horizontal alignment is actually a "paragraph" format.

Merge and Unmerge Cells

To Merge two or more cells:

  1. Select the cells you want to merge
  2. Right-click the selected cells
  3. From the Table menu, choose Merge cells

To Unmerge cells:

  1. Select the previously merged cells
  2. Right click the selected cell
  3. From the Table menu, choose Unmerge cells