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Using Microsoft Word 2010 by Mike Miller, Tim Huddleston

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8. Creating Tables

Tables help you arrange information so it’s easy to read and understand, while adding visual interest to your documents. This chapter shows you how to create and format tables in your Word documents.

If you flip through magazines, newspapers, and other professionally created publications, you’ll see plenty of tables being used in innovative ways. Tables are popular because they are simple yet powerful—they give you fine control over where and how to display pieces of information. They also make data easy to read, interpret, and remember—especially if the data is a combination of text and numbers. And tables add visual variety to a document, with their capability to hold pictures and their nearly limitless formatting possibilities. ...

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