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

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Aligning a Table

A table is usually positioned with the same alignment as the accompanying text. However, you might want to set a table off a bit by changing its horizontal position—indenting or centering it, for example. By using Word’s alignment settings instead of moving the table manually, you’ll ensure that the settings will remain in effect even if you change the margins or any other page-layout settings.

Set the Alignment

  1. Click in the table, and then, on the Table Tools Layout tab, click the Properties button to display the Table Properties dialog box.

  2. On the Table tab, click an alignment.

  3. If you chose Left Alignment, specify the distance ...

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