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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Inserting tables

In addition to the text and pictures you add to your Word document, you might want to use some special elements to help showcase your content. One easy way to share information with readers is through the use of tables. With tables, you can line up data items so readers can see how the items compare side-by-side. The table tools offered by Word give you a lot of flexibility in how you create tables in your document. You can draw a table on the page, choose a Quick Table design, or insert a table with the number of rows and columns you want.

Create and modify tables

  1. Click to position the cursor at the point in the document where you want to add the table.

  2. Click the Insert tab.

  3. In the Tables group, click Table.

  4. On the grid ...

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