This video explains how to manually draw a table in Microsoft Word.
(upbeat rock music)…- [Narrator] Normally, when you add a table…to a Word document by either dragging out a grid…or by using the Insert Table command,…the table you create automatically expands to the width…of your document with equally sized rows and columns.…You can then change the widths and heights…by customizing the table settings under the layout tab.…But a quick way to immediately get more control…over your table's proportions is to draw it by hand.…In the Insert ribbon, click the Table button,…and select Draw Table.…
That turns your mouse cursor into a pencil icon.…First, draw the outer border of your table.…Just drag out a rectangle, you can then draw the lines…for individual rows and columns.…The advantage here is that you can manually…create the size of your rows and columns.…The table you draw behaves just like any other…table in your document, you can adjust its properties…under the Layout tab, you can add more rows and columns,…and you can even select the Draw Table button again…to add more cells to your table…
- Drawing a table
- Adding page breaks
- Formatting text in a table
- Using section breaks to control column layouts
- Properly adding space between paragraphs
- Starting page numbering later in a document
- Recovering a document after a crash
- Including both portrait and landscape pages in a document
- Saving to Google Drive from within Word
- Editing PDF content in Word
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Word Quick Tips
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