How to make a table in word? 4 Simple Methods

When you don’t know How to make a table in word, read this simple tutorial. In this tutorial, I am showing you, just how to insert a table in word document. We can create a more attractive table by using colors and shadings. You will learn them in other articles.

How to make a table in word?

Method 1: By selecting Rows & Columns

Open word document with MS word. Click on the document, where you want to insert the table.

How to make a table in word
  1. Click “Insert” in top menu.
  2. Click down arrow mark under “Table”.
  3. Place the cursor on rectangular boxes. Move the cursor on boxes. You will see the table in word document. Move cursor until you get required number of columns and rows and Click on it. Your table is ready.

Method 2: Using Insert table

  • Open word document with MS word. Click on the document, where you want to insert the table.
  • Click “Insert” in the top menu.
  • Click down arrow mark under “Table”.
  • Click “Insert table” which is just below the rectangular boxes shows that in the above screenshot. You will see a small “Insert Table” box shows that in the below screenshot.
How to create a table in word
  1. Change the Number of Columns and Number of Rows according to your need.
  2. If you want, you can change “AutoFit behavior” or leave as it is.
  3. Click “Ok”. You can see the table on word document.

Method 3: Using Quick tables

MS word provides some pre-designed tables. If you want, you can use them as it is. Of course, you can edit the content of table.

  • Open word document with MS word. Click on the document, where you want to insert table.
  • Click “Insert” in top menu.
  • Click down arrow mark under “Table”.
  • Click “Quick Tables” which is the last option below rectangular boxes. You will see the available templates shows that in the below screenshot.
How to insert a table in word

Select any one of the templates. Immediately you can see the table on document. Edit content of table.

Method 4: Insert Excel into word

You can directly use the Excel spread sheet in Word document. I have already written a separate tutorial about that.

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