Inserting Table Columns and Rows

You can easily insert additional rows and columns into an existing table. You can insert one row or column at a time, or you can insert multiple rows or columns.

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How to Insert a Column

  1. Open the content file.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Place your cursor in the table where you want to insert the column. Doing this will insert only one column.
    • In a table, click and drag to select the number of columns you want to add (e.g., if you want to insert three columns, select three in the table). You do not need to select entire columns, just portions of them.
  3. Do one of the following, depending on the part of the user interface you are using:

    • Ribbon Select Table > Columns to the Left or Table > Columns to the Right, depending on where you want to insert the column(s).

    • Right-Click Right-click the table and select Insert > Columns to the Left or Insert > Columns to the Right, depending on where you want to insert the column(s).
  4. Click to save your work.

How to Insert a Row

  1. Open the content file.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Place your cursor inside the table where you want to insert the row. Doing this will insert only one row when you are finished.
    • In a table, click and drag to select the number of rows you want to add (e.g., if you want to insert three rows, select three in the table). You do not need to select entire rows, just portions of them.
  3. Do one of the following, depending on the part of the user interface you are using:

    • Ribbon Select Table > Rows Above or Table > Rows Below, depending on where you want to insert the row(s).
    • Right-Click Right-click the table and select Insert > Rows Above or Insert > Rows Below, depending on where you want to insert the row(s).
  4. Click to save your work.