Working with Tables

Using tables in Word can help organize content in different ways. When using Word tables can be used for text and numerical data.

To add a row above an existing row:

  1. Place the insertion point in a row below the location where you want to add a row.
    Placing the insertion point Placing the insertion point
  2. Right-click the mouse. A menu appears.
  3. Select Insert Insert Rows Above.
    Adding a row Adding a row
  4. A new row appears above the insertion point.
    The new row The new row

You can also add rows below the insertion point. Follow the same steps, but select Insert Rows Below from the menu.

To add a column:

  1. Place the insertion point in a column adjacent to the location where you want the new column to appear.
  2. Right-click the mouse. A menu will appear.
    Adding a column Adding a column
  3. Select Insert Insert Columns to the Left or Insert Columns to the Right. A new column appears.
    The new column The new column

To delete a row or column:

  1. Select the row or column.
  2. Right-click your mouse. A menu will appear.
  3. Select Delete Cells.
    Selecting Delete Cells Selecting Delete Cells
  4. Select Delete entire row or Delete entire column, then click OK.
    Deleting the column Deleting a column