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Table

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Specify the size, position, spacing, and alignment options for the selected table.

Choose Table - Table Properties - Table tab

Properties

Name

Enter an internal name for the table. You can use this name to quickly locate the table in the Navigator.

Width

Enter the width of the table. This check box is only available if the Automatic option in the Alignment area is not selected.

Relative

Displays the width of the table as a percentage of the page width.

Alignment

Set the alignment options for the selected table.

Automatic

Extends the table horizontally to the left and to the right page margins. This is the recommended setting for tables in HTML documents.

Left

Aligns the left edge of the table to the left page margin.

Left margin

Aligns the left edge of the table to the indent that you enter in the Left box in the Spacing area.

Right

Aligns the right edge of the table to the right page margin.

Centered

Centers the table horizontally on the page.

Manual

Horizontally aligns the table based on the values that you enter in the Left and Right boxes in the Spacing area. LibreOffice automatically calculates the table width. Select this option if you want to specify the individual column widths.

Spacing

Left

Enter the amount of space that you want to leave between the left page margin and the edge of the table. This option is not available if the Automatic or the Left option is selected in the Alignment area.

Right

Enter the amount of space that you want to leave between the right page margin and the edge of the table. This option is not available if the Automatic or the Right option is selected in the Alignment area.

Above

Enter the amount of space that you want to leave between the top edge of the table and the text above the table.

Below

Enter the amount of space that you want to leave between the bottom edge of the table and the text below the table.

Tip.png To insert a paragraph before a table at the beginning of a document, header or footer, place the cursor before any content in the first cell, and then press Enter.