Adding and Deleting Word Rows and Columns

A table is a structure consisting of vertical columns and horizontal rows, with a cell at each intersection. A Word table can contain up to 63 columns, but an unlimited number of rows. This chapter will teach you how to add and delete rows and columns in a table.

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Following are the simple steps to add rows in a table in a Word document.

Step 1 − Click on the row where you want to add additional rows and click on the Layout tab; it will display the following screen.

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Step 2 – Now use the Rows and Columns group buttons to add any row below or above to the selected row. If you click the “Insert Below” button, it will add a row below the selected row as shown below.

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If you click the “Insert Above” button, it will add a row above the selected row.

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The following steps will help you to delete rows from a table in a Word document.

Step 1 − Click on the row you want to delete from the table and click on the Layout tab; it will display the following screen.

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Step 2 − Click on Layout tab and click on Delete Rows option under Delete Table Button to delete the selected row.

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The following steps will help you add columns to a table in a Word document.

Step 1 − Click on the column where you want to add additional columns and click on the Layout tab; it will display the following screen.

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Step 2 − Now use the Row & Column group button to add any column to the left or right of the selected column. If you click the Insert Left button, it will add a column to the left of the selected column as shown below.

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If you click the “Insert Right” button, it will add a column next to the selected column.

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Following are the simple steps to delete a column from a table in a Word document.

Step 1 − Click on the column you want to remove from the table and click on the Layout tab; it will display the following screen.

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Step 2 − Click on Layout tab and click on Delete Column option under Delete Table Button to delete the selected column.

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