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2007 Microsoft® Office System Step by Step, Second Edition by Joan Lambert, John Pierce, Steve Lambert, M. Dow Lambert III, Curtis D. Frye, Joyce Cox

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Key Points

  • To vary the layout of a document, you can divide text into columns.

  • If your data is simple, you can create the look of a table by using tabs to set up the data as a tabular list.

  • Word comes with quick tables that you can use as a starting point for creating professional, easy-to-read table formats.

  • If you have already created a table, you can format it quickly by applying a table style. You can enhance the style by applying text attributes, borders, and shading.

  • Formulas that perform simple calculations are easy to build in Word. For more complex calculations, you can create an Excel worksheet and then insert the worksheet data as a table in the Word document.

  • Tables are great tools for organizing different types of information on the page. ...

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