As you begin to edit the contents of your table, you may find that you want to adjust its structure or formatting. This may include
Changing the column widths and row heights, perhaps to accommodate more or less information than you originally anticipated, or to adjust Word's automatic settings.
Adding or deleting rows or columns, again to accommodate more information (or less).
Merging two or more cells into one, perhaps to create complex table designs that are often used in forms.
Splitting one cell into two or more.
Changing the appearance of individual cells or the entire table.
When you create a table, it takes on the character and paragraph formatting of the paragraph preceding it. In other words, ...