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Insert and format tables

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Insert and format a table in OneNote to visually organize information.

Create a table

  • Press Tab to create a column, or press Enter in the last column to create a row.

Insert a table

  1. Select Insert > Table.

  2. Select how many rows and columns you need, and click to insert it.

Use the Table tab

  • Select Table to:

    • Insert or delete a row or column.

    • Select Shading and a color to make cells stand out.

    • Select Sort to organize information in a specific order.

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Basic tasks in OneNote for Windows 10

Insert a table in OneNote for Windows 10

Insert and format a table in OneNote to visually organize information in your notebook.

To create a table as you type, press Tab to create a column.

To create the next row of your table, press Enter in the last column.

You can also create a table by selecting Insert > Table.

Select how many rows and columns you need, and click to insert it.

Add some text to your table,

and double-click the side of a column to automatically resize it.

When you work in a table, the Table tab becomes available in the ribbon.

Select Table to further customize your table,

like insert or delete a row or column,

select Shading and a color to make cells stand out,

and select Sort to organize information in a specific order.

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