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Ways to Insert a Table in MS-Word | 2007 to 2019 |

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Ways to Insert a Table in MS-Word:

Ways to Insert a Table in MS-Word: There are several ways to insert the table in MS-Word. You can insert the Table and Spreadsheet by using the commands like Insert, draw, convert text to the table, Spreadsheet (Excel) and Quick Tables where you want in the document.

1. The Hidden Secret to Insert a Table in MS-Word:

Insert the table by using the mathematical operators such as + and – signs on the keyboard without using the table command on the Insert tab. To do this, follow the steps below.

  • Press +—–+—–+———————-+—————-+, and then press the Enter key to insert the table as given below.

Note:

  1. To insert a table, You must start and end with + signs
  2. To insert the single column of a table, enter the – signs between the + signs. In the same way, insert the columns as much as you want.
  3. To expand the width of table, you must enter more – signs between the + signs
  4. To insert more rows of a table, position the cursor at the last column/cell of a table, and then press and keep hold down the “Tab” key.

2. Inserting the Table by rolling the cursor over the Gridlines:

Steps to Follow in inserting a table:

(Must follow the direction given in the picture below).
 

Before inserting the table, you must place the cursor wherever you want in the document.

  1.  Go to Insert tab
  2. Click on the Table
  3. Then roll the cursor over the gridlines to insert number of rows and columns of a table you want
  4.  Look at the the 4th step of a picture given below.
inserting a atbel

3. Inserting the Table by choosing the rows and columns:

STEPS TO FOLLOW:

(Must follow the direction given in the picture which is at the left).

Before inserting the table, you must place the cursor wherever you want in the document.

  1. Go to the Insert Tab
  2. Click on the Table
  3. Then click on the Insert Table, and then you will be presented with a dialogue box
  4.  Choose the number of rows and columns you want
  5. then click the OK
  6.  See the table in the 6th step of a picture which is at the  left.

4. Draw Table with Mouse:

Draw the table of rows and columns by keep holding down the left mouse button after selecting the “Draw Table” in the table group.

STEPS TO FOLLOW:

(Must follow the direction given in the picture which is at the left).

  1.  Go to the Insert tab
  2. Click on the Table
  3. Then select the Draw Table
  4.  Now draw the rows and columns of a table you want in the word document by keep holding down the left mouse button (See the table in the 6th step of a picture which is at the  left).

5. Converting text to Table in MS-Word:

You can convert the  text to the Table by following the steps which are given below:

  1. Select the Text you want
  2. Go to the Insert tab
  3. Then click on the Table 
  4. Click on the Convert Text to Table, then immediately you can get a dialogue-box
  5. Under the “Convert Text to table dialogue” box, choose the number of columns or rows under the table size, then select one of the auto fit behaviour options, and then choose the text separators such as Paragraphs, Tabs, Commas, and other separators, which are given under the “Separate text at” 
  6. Then click on the OK to convert text to table.

6. Quick Tables in MS-Word:

You can quickly insert the pre-designed tables such as calendars, matrix, enrolment, etc.

  1. Go to the Insert tab
  2. Then click on the Table for a drop-down list
  3. Then Move the mouse pointer over the Quick Tables, 
  4. And then choose one of the table formats you want to insert
  5. Now look at the (table) 5th step of a picture above.

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