Table in Ms-Word 2013

Table in Ms-Word 2013

How to Create Table in Ms-Word 2013

Table

– Table is a combination of rows and columns. It is used to create any Date Sheet, Mark Sheet, Attendance Sheet, Time Table, or any tabular type of format…

                                    In Ms-Word 2013, there are many ways to create table.

v  Select Table

v  Insert Table

v  Draw Table

v  Convert Text to Table

v  Excel Spreadsheet

v  Quick Tables



Select Table –         This is the easy way to create a table with maximum of 10 rows and 8 columns. In this table all the rows width and column height will be equal…

Insert Table –           This is also an easy way to create table. But you are input row no. and column no. in the insert table dialog box, then table will be automatically create at the cursor position. All the row width and column height will be equal.

Draw Table –             If your drawing experience is good, you can use this option to create table. May be row width and column height not equal.

Convert Text to Table –       This option will change the Text into a Table.

Excel Spreadsheet – This option allow to insert a excel sheet at the current cursor position.

Quick Tables –          This option provide some pre-formatted table. You can insert at the cursor position.

When you draw or insert a new table, TABLE TOOLS will be show with two tab Design and Layout that contains more table manipulation and design features.  

                                                        

Design Table Tools 

    Table Styles :  In this group there are many pre-formatted styles with shading and various types of border with colors, you can apply any one of the selected tables by simply click on them.



Shading –       Manually you can set the color as shading of selected cell, rows, columns or entire table.

Borders –       You can also set different types of border with colors through drawing pen.

Layout Table Tools 

Table 

    

    Select –                      This option provide to select any cell row, column or table where cursor is present.

    View Gridlines –      When you remove any side of table border, it display with a gridlines, these gridlines can be show/hide through this option.   

Properties –  It display a Table Properties window where some option for setting of table, row, column and cell, you can change the setting as your requirement.




Draw


Draw Table –       This option used to draw a new Table or draw an extra border to change in the table.

            Eraser –         This option used to erase any border from table.

Rows & Columns                     

Delete –                     This option used to delete any selected cells, rows, columns or table.

Insert Above –           This option insert a row above at the cursor position in the table.

            In Ms-Word 2013 an attractive style to insert a row between two rows. When you move the mouse pointer at the between of two rows and left of the table where you want to insert a row.




Insert Below –          This option insert a row below at the cursor position in the table.

Insert Left –              This option insert a column at the left of the cursor position in the table.

            In Ms-Word 2013 an attractive style to insert a column between two columns. When you move the mouse pointer at the between of two columns and top of the table where you want to insert a column.


Insert Right –            This option insert a column at the right of the cursor position in the table.

Merge-   

Merge Cell –              This option provide to merge more than one selected cell in the table. Merge means convert more cells into one.

Split Cell –                This option provide to split one selected cell into two or more cells.

            Split Table – This option provide to split one table into two from where cursor is present.

Cell Size

Auto Fit –                  This option all to fit the size of cell width & height according to content or window.

Height –                     It provide to change the height of cell manually.

Width –                      It provide to change the width of cell manually.

Distribute Rows –    This option used to set equal all row size.

Distribute Columns –This option used to set equal all column size.

Alignment   

Alignment –               Like paragraph alignment, each cell of table also has alignments. Paragraph supports four types of alignment. But a cell has 9 types of alignment. Each left, center and right alignment are use with top, center and bottom alignment.

Text Direction –       Text direction allow to change the direction of text in selected cell.

Cell Margin       This option allow to customize the margins of cell and spacing between cells

Data

Sort –                          Sort allow to arrange the list in ascending or descending order.

Repeat Header Rows – This allow to repeat the Header of table if table spread in next page.

Convert to Text –     This option convert the table into text format.

        Formula –      Formula allow to calculate simple arithmetic calculation of table rows and columns value.





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