IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding tables in Word
Building a table
Converting between text and a table
Selecting items in a table
Setting text alignment
Adding or inserting rows and columns
Applying table quick styles
Putting a caption on the table
Writing is a linear task. Characters flow into words, which flow into sentences, which form paragraphs. You start reading here and end up there. That’s how it works, up until the information you’re trying to organize is best presented in a grid. Then you must summon a table.
Put a Table in Your Document
A table presents information organized into rows and columns — a grid. In olden times, writers used the Tab key to build ...