Steps to follow create a table:
- Please the insertion point where you want to insert the table.
- On the Insert tab, click the Table drop-down arrow.
- Insert the table.
- Insert he table using the grids.
a. Move the mouse pointer over the grids to select the desired number of rows and columns to be displayed in the table. Each cell in the grid represents one cell in the table.
b. Click to insert the table.
- Insert the table using the Insert Table dialog box.
a. In the Tables group, click Table and select Insert Table.
b. In the Insert Table dialog box, type the desired number of rows and columns.
c. Click OK to insert the table.
- Insert the table using the Draw Table option.
a. In the Table group, click Table and select Draw Table.
b. Click and drag the pencil shaped mouse pointer to manually draw the rows and columns,
Tips: if you accidentally insert a table incorrectly, undo the command using the Undo button on the Quick Access toolbar and try again.
4. Enter the table data.
Add a Tab Character to a Cell
You cannot use the Tab key on the keyboard to insert a tab character in to a table, because pressing Tab will move the insertion point to the next cell. To insert a tab within a cell, press Ctrl+Tab.
Type Text Before a Table
When a table is at the beginning of a document, there’s no obvious way type text above the table. The trick is to place the insertion point in the first cell of the first row of the blank table and press Enter. This inserts a paragraph mark above the table. You can then type as much text as you want.