Set the width of columns, or select, insert, and delete columns.

To access this command...

In the context menu of a cell, choose Column.


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Optimal 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 Equally

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.


Selects the column that contains the cursor. This option is only available if the cursor is in a table.


Inserts a row or column into the table. This command is only available when the cursor is in a table.


Deletes the selected column(s) from the table.

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