Delete columns and rows in a table

Use the Mini toolbar to delete columns and rows in a table.

  1. Right click in a table cell located in the row or column you want to delete.

  2. On the Mini toolbar, click Delete.

    Mini toolbar showing Delete menu

  3. Choose Delete Columns or Delete Rows.

Tip    You can delete the contents of a table row or column without deleting the table structure. To do this, first select the row or column and then press the Delete key.

Applies To: Word 2013



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