Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
WD 180 Word Chapter 3 Creating a Cover Letter and a Resume
Adding and Deleting Table Rows
As discussed in the previous steps, you can add a row to the end of a table by positioning
the insertion point in the bottom-right corner cell and then pressing the TAB key. You also can
add rows to a table by clicking the Insert Above button or Insert Below button on the Layout
tab to insert a row above or below the location of the insertion point in the table. Similarly,
you can right-click the table, point to Insert on the shortcut menu, and then click Insert Rows
Above or Insert Rows Below.
To add columns to a table, click the Insert Left button or Insert Right button on
the Layout tab to insert a column to the left or right of the location of the insertion point
in the table. Similarly, you can right-click the table, point to Insert on the shortcut menu,
and then click Insert Columns to the Left or Insert Columns to the Right.
If you want to delete row(s) or delete column(s) from a table, position the insertion
point in the row(s) or column(s) to delete, click the Delete button on the Layout tab, and
then click Delete Rows or Delete Columns. Or, select the row or column to delete,
rightclick the selection, and then click Delete Rows or Delete Columns on the shortcut menu.
To delete the contents of a cell, select the cell contents by pointing to the left edge of
a cell and clicking when the mouse pointer changes direction, and then press the DELETE
key. You also can drag and drop or cut and paste the contents of cells.
Table Rows and
To change the width of
a column to an exact
down the ALT key while
dragging markers on the
ruler. Or, enter values in
the Table Row Height
and Table Column Width
boxes in the Layout tab.
To Add More Text
The next step is to add more text below the table.
1 Position the insertion point on the paragraph mark below the table and then press the
2 Type In addition to my coursework, I have the following culinary
experience: and then press the ENTER key.
To Bullet a List as You Type
In Chapter 1, you learned how to apply bullets to existing paragraphs. If you know before you type that a list
should be bulleted, you can use Word’s AutoFormat As You Type feature to bullet the paragraphs as you type them
(Table 3–2 on page WD 163). The following steps add bullets to a list as you type.
• Press the ASTERISK key (*) as
the ﬁ rst character on the line
asterisk entered at
beginning of line