Delete a table

Rest the cursor on the table until the table move handle Four-headed arrow handle appears, and then click the table move handle and press the Backspace key.

If the table move handle doesn’t appear, the document might not be in Print Layout view. To switch to Print Layout view, click the Print Layout button at the bottom of the Word window.

Print Layout button

For information on deleting only part of the table row, see Add or delete a table column or row.

Delete the contents of the table.

To delete the information that’s inside a table, select that part of the table, and then press the Delete key.

The table row and column borders remain, but all the contents disappear.

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