Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Organizing Text in Tables
To draw a table in your document, follow these steps:
1. Click the Insert tab.
2. Click the Table icon.
A pull-down menu appears.
3. Click Draw Table.
The mouse pointer turns into a pencil icon.
4. Move the mouse pointer where you want to draw your table, hold down
the left mouse button, and drag (move) the mouse to draw your table.
Word draws a rectangular dotted box to show you where your table will
5. Release the left mouse button when you’re happy with the size and
position of your table.
6. Move the mouse pointer to the top/bottom or left/right side of the
table, hold down the left mouse button, and drag (move) the mouse up
and down (or right and left) to draw the boundaries for your table’s
rows and columns.
7. Press Esc or double-click to turn the mouse pointer from a pencil icon
back to an I-beam pointer.