Is the list of items are more than you that you expected? Need more rows, columns or cells for entering extra items. Then you need to insert the cells into a word table. Do you know how to insert row, column, cell into excel? We can easily Insert row in the word table.
This tutorial tells you, how to add row or column or cell to a table in word. You will also learn, how to add multiple rows to a table in a word document.
How to Insert a row or column in word table / Column in Offuce 365 Word document?
Inserting a row or column in Word table is a very easy process whether it may be in MS Word or Office 365 Word document. Firstly, we will discuss how to insert row or column in Office 365 Word document and then in MS Word document. Follow the below steps for how to insert row or column in table of Office 365 Word Document.
Total Time: 4 minutes
Step 1: Open the Word document
The first thing you need to do is open Word document in Office 365 Word in which you want to insert row or column into the table. Now in that document place the cursor in the table where you want to insert row or column.
Step 2: Click on Table option
Now in the Word document, you can see different options in the menu. Click on the Table menu at the top of the ribbon.
Step 3: Click on Insert
Now in the Table menu, you can see different options like select, delete, insert, etc. Click on insert option to insert a new row or column into that required table.
Step 4: Select way to insert
When you click on the Insert option then you can see different options for inserting a new row or column. Select any one of the ways which you want to insert into the existing table.
That way should be selected based on the cursor where you have placed it in the table. Suppose if you want to insert an extra row after the last row, then place the cursor in the last row and then click on Below from those four options.
The above and below options both will insert a new row into the table. Left and Right options will insert a new column into the table.
Here I have inserted one row and one column into an existing table, that is shown in the below image.
This is the procedure for inserting a row or column into an existing table in the Office 365 Word document.
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How to Insert a row or column in word table / Column in MS Word document?
You can do this in two methods. You can use any one of the following methods to add a row or column to the table.
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- Place cursor on table where you want to insert row or column.
- Give a Right-click.
- Go to “Insert”. You will see the available options. Select any one to insert row or column.
Place cursor on table where you want to insert row or column.
- Click “Layout”. It is the last option in the top menu shows that in the above screenshot.
- You will see four available options. If you want to insert rows, click “insert above” or “insert below”. If you want to insert a column, click “insert left” or “insert right”.
How to insert multiple rows or columns at a time?
From the above two methods, you can insert only one row or column. You can also insert more than one row or column.
Select the number of cells equal to the number of rows or columns which you want to insert. For example, If you want to insert three rows, select three cells. If you want to insert three columns, select three columns. You can use the “shift + arrow” keys to select multiple cells.
Use any one of the above two methods to insert rows or columns. This time you can insert multiple rows or columns, equal to the number of cells you had selected.
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