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Inserting Tables

There are several ways to create a table in a text document. You can insert a table from a toolbar, through a menu command, or from a spreadsheet.

To insert a table from the Insert toolbar

  1. Place the cursor in your document where you want to insert the table.

  2. On the Standard or the Insert bar, click the arrow next to the Table icon.

  3. In the table grid, drag to select the numbers of rows and columns that you want, and then release.

To cancel, drag to the other side until \<emph\>Cancel\</emph\> appears in the preview area of the grid.

To insert a table with a menu command

  1. Place the cursor in your document where you want to insert the table.

  2. Choose Table - Insert Table.

  3. In the \<emph\>Size\</emph\> area, enter the number of rows and columns.

  4. Select the options that you want, click \<emph\>OK\</emph\>.

Inserting a Table From a Calc Spreadsheet

  1. Open the LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet containing the cell range that you want to insert.

  2. In the spreadsheet, drag to select the cells.

  3. Choose \<emph\>Edit - Copy\</emph\>.

  4. In your text document, do one of the following:

Options

Is inserted as...

LibreOffice 7.0 Spreadsheet

OLE object - as with +V or drag-and-drop

GDIMetaFile

Graphic

Bitmap

Graphic

HTML

HTML table

Unformatted text

Text only, tab stops as separators

Formatted text [RTF]

Text table


Drag-and-Drop a Cell Range From a Calc Spreadsheet

  1. Open the LibreOffice Calc spreadsheet containing the cell range that you want to insert.

  2. In the spreadsheet, drag to select the cells.

  3. Click and hold the mouse button in the selected cells.

  4. Drag the selected cells into the text document.

Selecting Tables, Rows, and Columns

Deleting Tables or the Contents of a Table

User Defined Borders in Text Documents

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