Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Organizing Text in Tables
To convert existing text into a table, follow these steps:
1. Click the Insert tab.
2. Select the text that you want to convert into a table.
3. Click the Table icon.
A pull-down menu appears (refer to Figure 7-3).
4. Click the Convert Text to Table command.
The Convert Text to Table dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 7-7.
into a table.
5. (Optional) Select a radio button in the Separate Text At group, such as
Paragraphs, Tabs, or Commas.
You must choose the option that corresponds to the way you divided
your text. So if you divided your text by tabs, you would click the Tabs
6. Click OK.
Word converts your text into a table.
You can also convert a table into text. To convert a table into text, follow
1. Click anywhere inside the table you want to convert into text.
The Layout tab appears.
2. Click the Layout tab.
3. Click Convert to Text.
The Convert Table to Text dialog box appears, as shown in Figure 7-8.