Converting text to tables


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Converting text to tables

If you have a document like this one, information that was entered using tabs, you can quickly convert this tabular text to a table. Tabular data is relatively hard to work with and to be clear, when this data was entered this was probably entered by somebody who was doing a really good job. They set tabs, for example, for State and for Manager, for Employees and for the Year Established column, and yet if I want to, for example, trade the City and State columns and I try to select State, I can't. There is no real sense of a column here.

What there is is data that was entered by pressing Tab. The same thing is true if I want to select this text. I can select this as block, but I can't easily work with this data in its current format. By converting it to a table, I can easily work with this data, trade columns, trade rows, and so forth. So let's convert this text to a table. I'm going to begin by selecting all of the tabular data. I'm not going to include Retail Store ...

Converting text to tables
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Converting text to tables provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010 Essential Training

Subjects:
Business Education + Elearning
Software:
Word
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