Make a table in MS Word | Complete Tutorial on Tables in Word

Tables of the most important forms of organization of data and their appearance in an orderly and beautiful, we will learn in this lesson on how to make a table in Word

Insert a table
Go to the Insert tab and click on Table and then specify the number of columns and the number of rows you want, for example choose 4 columns and 5 rows.

Word will create a table of 4 columns and 5 rows.

Move between table cells to enter data

– Click the cell you want with your mouse.

– Use the four arrow keys of the keyboard to move in the four directions.

– Use the Tab key to move to the next cell and Shift + Tab to move to the previous cell.

Select a row

Click the mouse before the beginning of the row from the left.
The entire row will be selected.

Select a column

Click the mouse at the top of the column.

The entire column will be selected.

Select the entire table

Go to the top left corner of the table, then click on the small square.

The entire table will be selected.

Align the text inside the table

Select the part where you want to align the text inside (cell – row – column – entire table), for example select the entire table.

Go to the Layout tab and then in the Alignment pane select the alignment you want.

Alignment will be applied.

Add a row

Stand inside any cell in the row you want to add a row above or below, for example, stand inside any cell in the fourth row of the name Mohsin

Go to Layout tab and click Insert Above to add a row above the current row or press Insert Below to add a row below the current row, for example click Insert Above.


A new row will be added above the current row.

Add a column

Stand inside any cell in the column you want to add a column to the left or right, for example, stand inside any cell in the third column of English

Go to the Layout tab and then press Insert Left to add a column to the left of the current column or press Insert Right to add a column to the right of the current column, for example press Insert Right

A new column will be added to the right of the current column.

Delete a row

Stand inside any cell in the row you want to delete, for example if you want to delete the new blank row, stand inside any cell in it.

Go to the Layout tab and press Delete and from the drop-down menu select Delete Rows


The row will be deleted.

Delete a column

Stand inside any cell in the column you want to delete, for example if you want to delete the new blank column, stand inside any cell in it.

Go to the Layout tab and press Delete and from the drop-down menu select Delete Columns

The column will be deleted.

Delete the entire table

Stand inside any cell in the table.

Go to the Layout tab and press Delete and from the drop-down menu select Delete Table.

Note: You can also delete the table by pressing the Backspace key from the keyboard after selecting the entire table.

 

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