Resize a table in Word and PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

You can resize an entire table to improve readability or to improve the visual effect of your document. You can also resize one or more rows, columns, or individual cells in a table.

  1. To resize the table, select the table.

    The contextual tabs, Table Design and Layout, shows in the ribbon.

  2. On the Layout tab, you can specify the custom height and width.

    To resize specific rows or column, click on a cell and then adjust the row/column.

    Office for Mac Table Design Tab

    To make multiple rows or columns the same size, select the columns or rows and click Distribute Rows or Distribute Columns.

    PowerPoint for Mac Table Row and Column Height and Width

See Also

Add or delete rows or columns in a table

Add a border to a table

Expand your skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.