Creating a Table

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Inserting a Table

To insert a table into your document:

1
Place your cursor at the desired location.
2
From the Edit toolbar, click Insert .
3
Select Table from the drop-down menu. This automatically inserts a table with five columns and ten rows.
4
Click anywhere on the table to activate the row and column indicators.

The insert column menu

Resizing a Table

Once you've inserted a table, you can add or remove columns and rows to adjust the size of your table. You can also click and drag the borders between columns and rows to resize.

To add rows or columns:

1
Right-click a row or column header.
2
Click Insert .
3
Select a location for your new row or column.

Adding rows or columns

To remove rows or columns:

1
Right-click a row or column header to open the drop-down menu.
2
Select Delete.

Copying a Table

To copy a table:

1
Click the upper left corner of the table to select it.
2
Right-click anywhere in the table.
3
Select Copy from the menu.

Copying a table menu

4
Move your cursor to the location for the new table.
5
Use Ctrl+V on your keyboard to paste the table.