Chapter 19

Able Tables

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Understanding tables in Word

check Building a table

check Converting between text and a table

check Selecting items in a table

check Setting text alignment

check Adding or inserting rows and columns

check Applying table quick styles

check 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 ...

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