How to Insert tables in a Microsoft Word Document

By | 5th April 2016




In Microsoft Word, you can insert a table in your document in three ways:

* Choose from a gallery of pre-formatted table templates.
* Use the Table menu to specify the number of rows and columns that you want.
* Use the Insert Table dialog box.
or you can insert one table into another table to create a more complex table

You can use table templates to insert a table into your document that is based on a gallery of preformatted tables. The templates contain samples to help you choose what the table will look like .
Click where you want to insert a table in your document.
1. On the Insert tab, in the Tables group, click Table, point to Quick Tables, and then click the template that you want.

table using table templates
2. Replace the data in the template with the data that you want.




USING THE TABLE MENU

1. Click where you want to insert a table.
2. On the Insert tab, in the Tables group, click Table, then, under Insert Table, drag to select the number of rows and columns that you want.

USING THE TABLE MENU

HOW TO USE THE INSERT TABLE COMMAND

You can use the Insert Table command to choose the table dimensions and format before you insert the table into a document.
1. Click where you want to insert a table.
2. On the Insert tab, in the Tables group, click Table, and then click Insert Table.
3. Under Table size, enter the number of columns and rows.
4. Under AutoFit behaviour, choose options to adjust the table size.

HOW TO USE THE INSERT TABLE COMMAND