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Word 2013 For Dummies by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 19

Able Tables

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding tables in Word

arrow Creating a table of any size

arrow Selecting items in a table

arrow Converting between text and a table

arrow Formatting the table

arrow Adding or inserting rows and columns

arrow Applying table quick styles

arrow Removing tables

Word processing is a linear task. Characters flow into words, which flow into sentences, which form paragraphs. You start reading here and end up there. It’s basic stuff. That is, until the information you’re trying to organize is best presented in a grid. That’s when you need to summon a table in your document.

Sure, you can cobble together a grid of text by using tabs and fancy paragraph formatting, but it’s best to let Word ...

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