Formatting tables for readability


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Formatting tables for readability

When you create a brand-new table or convert text to a table, Word creates a plain table with no formatting. You should format your tables to make them more eye-catching, or you can format your table so it doesn't look like a table at all, but it looks simply like parallel columns of text. So we're going to see how to do both of those things. First, when I've selected any text in my table or simply move the insertion point into my table, I have two new tabs on the Ribbon, Table tools used for Layout and used for Design.

The Design tab has an entire gallery of Table Styles. If I simply point to a Table Style, these are more subtle. But as I open my gallery, I'll find that there are some where the header is highlighted and some, for example, where the left column, the first column is highlighted. If I were going to use this table to refer to City locations for Stores, it would be great to have those City locations highlighted. All of these settings are also affected by the ...

Formatting tables for readability
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Formatting tables for readability provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Word
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