Table

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Shows commands to insert, edit, and delete a table and its elements inside a text document.

Insert

Table

Inserts a new table.

Columns

Inserts columns.

Rows

Inserts rows.

Delete

Table

Deletes the current table.

Columns

Deletes the selected columns.

Rows

Deletes the selected rows.

Select

Table

Selects the current table.

Column

Selects the current column.

Row

Selects the current row.

Cell

Selects the current cell.

Merge Cells

Combines the contents of the selected table cells into a single cell.

Split Cells

Splits the cell or group of cells horizontally or vertically into the number of cells that you enter.

Merge Table

Combines two consecutive tables into a single table. The tables must be directly next to each other and not separated by an empty paragraph.

Split Table

Splits the current table into two separate tables at the cursor position. You can also access this command by right-clicking in a table cell.

Table AutoFormat

Automatically applies formats to the current table, including fonts, shading, and borders.

Autofit

Column width

Opens the Column Width dialog where you can change the width of a column.

Optimal Column Width

Automatically adjusts column widths to match the contents of the cells. Changing the width of a column does not affect the width of the other columns in the table. The width of the table cannot exceed the page width.

Distribute Columns Evenly

Adjusts the width of the selected columns to match the width of the widest column in the selection. The total width of the table cannot exceed the width of the page.

Row Height

Opens the Row Height dialog where you can change the height of a row.

Optimal Row Height

Automatically adjusts row heights to match the contents of the cells. This is the default setting for new tables.

Distribute Rows Evenly

Adjusts the height of the selected rows to match the height of the tallest row in the selection.

Allow Row to Break Across Pages and Columns

Allows a page break within the current row.

Heading Rows Repeat

Repeats the table headers on subsequent pages if the table spans one or more pages.

Convert

Text to Table

Opens a dialog where you can convert the selected text to a table.

Table to Text

Opens a dialog where you can convert the current table to text.

Sort

Sorts the selected paragraphs or table rows alphabetically or numerically. You can define up to three sort keys as well as combine alphanumeric and numeric sort keys.

Formula

Opens the Formula bar to enter or edit a formula.

Number Format

Opens a dialog where you can specifiy the format of numbers in the table.

Table Properties

Specifies the properties of the selected table, for example, name, alignment, spacing, column width, borders, and background.