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Adjusting Rows and Columns

As you enter information into a table , there may become a need to resize some of its rows and columns.

Change column width

Position the mouse pointer over the border of the column until the resizing arrow appears Resize column. Click and drag the border to increase or decrease the column width

Or

  1. Click the Layout contextual tab under Table Tools on the Ribbon
  2. Enter the column width in the Table Column Width text box in the Cell Size group
  3. Enter column width

Change row height

Position the mouse pointer over the border of the row until the resizing arrow appears Change row height. Click and drag the border to increase or decrease the row height

Or

  1. Click the Layout contextual tab under Table Tools on the Ribbon
  2. Enter the row height in the Table Row Height text box in the Cell Size group

Distribute rows and columns

Rows and columns can be adjusted to be distributed evenly across or down a table.

  1. Select the rows or columns that you want to distribute
  2. Click the Layout contextual tab under Table Tools on the Ribbon
  3. Click either the Distribute Rows or Distribute Columns button in the Cell Size group
  4. Distribute rows and columns

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