Modifying tables

To resize a table:

  1. Position the mouse over one of the sizing handles located around the edge of the table. The cursor will become a pair of directional arrows Working with Tables .
    Working with TablesUsing the sizing handles to resize a table
  2. Click, hold, and drag your mouse to make the table larger or smaller.
    Working with TablesResizing a table
  3. Release the mouse. The table will be resized.
    Working with TablesThe resized table

To add a column or row:

  1. Place the insertion point in a cell adjacent to the location where you want to add a row or column.
    Working with TablesPlacing the insertion point to insert a new row
  2. Select the Table Tools Layout tab, and locate the Rows & Columns group.
    Working with TablesInserting a new column or row
  3. If you want to insert a new row, select either Insert Above or Insert Below. If you want to insert a new column, select either Insert Left or Insert Right.
  4. A new row or column will appear.
    Working with TablesThe inserted row

To delete a row or column:

  1. Select the row or column by placing the insertion point in any cell in that row or column.
  2. Select the Table Tools Layout tab.
  3. In the Rows & Columns group, click Delete. A drop-down menu appears.
  4. Select Delete Rows or Delete Columns.
    Working with TablesDeleting a column
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