Watch this: Discover the Table Tools Design and Layout tabs in Word 2007

The Table Tools tabs appear when you select a table row, column, or cell in a table. Under Table Tools , the Design and Layout tabs provide tools for working with tables, such as changing the visual layout of a table or inserting and deleting columns, rows, or cells. The following videos show how to display the Table Tools tabs and give a brief overview of some of the functions that are found on the Design and Layout tabs.

Show the Table Tools

Using Table Tools in Word 2007

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See how to insert a table and make Table Tools appear.

What is on the Design tab?

Using Table Tools in Word 2007

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See how to apply and control table styles, shade a cell, or apply a border from the Design tab.

What is on the Layout tab?

Using Table Tools in Word 2007

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See how to insert or delete cells, columns, or rows, automatically size columns, sort data in a table, merge or split cells, and convert a table to text from the Layout tab.

More Resources

The following resources address more specific table issues:

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Applies To: Word 2007



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