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Insert a Table

A table lets you organize information in rows and columns. Each entry in a table is called a cell. Use tables for columns of numbers, lists, dates, and anything that requires a row and column arrangement. The planning and preparation phase of the table is the most important task. There are several ways to Insert a Table.

1. Use Preformatted Quick Tables

Move the cursor to the location you want to insert the table
Go to Insert tab / Tables group / Tables
Select Quick Tables


Double click to select a quick table

2. Add Table from Quick Tables Gallery

Click where you want to insert a table.
Go to Insert tab / Text group / Quick Parts



Select Building Block Organizer

The right side pane will give you an overview of the table
Notice I have saved a Suicides table that I want to reuse at a later date
Select and Insert

3. Quick and Simple Table

Move the cursor to the location you want to insert the table
 

A white grid appears; place the cursor in the first cell and use left button mouse to drag to the number of columns and rows that you want. Release the button and a simple table will automatically be inserted in your document.

 

4. Insert Table Options

Move the cursor to the location you want to insert the table
Click Table
Insert Table
A pop-up screen will display

Type in number of columns and number of rows
AutoFit behavior: Fixed column width is the default
OK

5. Draw Table

Move the cursor to the location you want to insert the table
Click Table
Select Draw Table : the cursor changes into pencil.
This option is great if you want to design a special table.
Example:


Created:  July 05, 2012

Sr. Arlene Callahan
Training Manager
Rivier University
Nashua, NH 03060

E-mail: acallahan@rivier.edu

 



 

 


Updated :  July 05, 2012

Sr. Arlene Callahan
Training Manager
Rivier University
420 Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060-5086
Phone : 603.897.8660
E-mail: acallahan@rivier.edu