Working with Tables

Use tables in Google Docs to present information visually. In Google Docs tables are both useful and easy to create.

Editing table properties

In Google Docs, you can make modifications to an existing table by adjusting the table properties like cell dimensions, alignment, border size, and color.

To modify cell dimensions:

You can modify the dimensions of cells by adjusting their border lines.

  1. Hover over the border line you want to modify. The cursor will change into a double arrow.
    The double arrow
  2. Click and drag the border line. A blue guide line will appear to help you see the new length and width of the cell.
    Using the guide line
  3. Release the mouse at the desired location. The cell dimensions will change.
    Viewing the new dimensions

You can also enter exact cell dimensions using the Table Properties dialog box. Right-click the cell you want to modify, then select Table properties from the menu that appears.

Entering exact dimensions