Chapter 7

Constructing the Perfect Table

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding table jargon

arrow Creating a table and entering the text and numbers

arrow Aligning table text in various ways

arrow Merging and splitting cells to make interesting layouts

arrow Changing the size of rows and columns

arrow Decorating a table with table styles, colors, and borders

arrow Doing math calculations in a Word table

The best way to present a bunch of data at one time is to do it in a table. Viewers can compare and contrast the data. They can compare Elvis sightings in different cities or income from different businesses. They can contrast the number of socks lost in different washing machine brands. A table is a great way to plead your case or defend your position. Readers can refer to your table to get the information they need.

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