In This Chapter
Understanding tables in Word
Creating a table of any size
Selecting items in a table
Converting between text and a table
Formatting the table
Adding or inserting rows and columns
Applying table quick styles
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 ...