In This Chapter
Understanding table jargon
Creating a table and entering the text and numbers
Aligning table text in various ways
Merging and splitting cells to make interesting layouts
Changing the size of rows and columns
Decorating a table with table styles, colors, and borders
Doing math calculations in a Word table
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