O'Reilly logo

Microsoft® Office Word 2007 Plain & Simple by Marianne Moon, Jerry Joyce

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Formatting a Table

A table is a superb way to organize almost any kind of information, and you can add interest and clarity to any table with the styles and formatting options Word provides. For example, you can use shading to delineate certain cell groupings, add borders to draw attention to particular cells, or use the formatting tools to vary the dimensions and alignment of the text.

Format a Table

  1. Click anywhere inside the table.

  2. On the Design tab that appears, select a style for the table.

  3. Select or clear the check boxes to turn the various formatting ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required