Insert, change, or delete a table in or Outlook on the web

You can insert a table in your or Outlook on the web email messages or calendars to help you organize your data.

Insert a table

  1. In the body of the email message or calendar item, choose the More down arrow.

    Click the More down arrow

  2. Choose Insert table, drag the pointer to select the number of columns and rows you want in your table, and then click to insert the table.

    Insert a table

  3. Add content to your table.

Change, apply style, or delete a table

You can use the table mini formatting toolbar to change its layout and appearance. Click inside the table you created to view the toolbar.

Table Formatting Bar

Tip: If you don't see the formatting bar, click outside and then back inside the table.

Toolbar options

Select the cells you want to change and then choose a toolbar option.

  • Insert
    Use to insert a row or column.

    Insert rows or columns

  • Delete
    Use to delete the table, a row, or a column.


  • Merge
    Use to merge cells.

    Merge cells

  • Split
    Use to split a row or column horizontally or vertically.

    Split vertically or horizatally

  • Style
    Use to embellish your table.

    Apply style to your table

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