Word 2010 Cell Merging Tutorial

We will learn how to merge table cells in Word 2010. Microsoft Word allows two or more cells to be merged to create one large cell. You often need to combine the columns of the top row to create a header for a table. You can merge cells by row or column, but not diagonally. This chapter will teach you how to merge multiple rows or columns.

Merge Cells
The following steps will help you merge table cells in a Word document.

Step 1 − Place the mouse pointer position inside the first cell to be merged. Now press the Shift key and click the cells around the cells you want to merge into the first cell. This will highlight the cells you clicked on and they will be ready to merge.

Word 2010 Cell Merging Tutorial

Step 2 – Now click on the “Layout” tab and then click on the “Merge Cells” button which will merge all the selected cells.

Word 2010 Cell Merging Tutorial

After merging cells, all the contents of the cells will be shuffled, which you can fix later as needed. For example, you can convert merged cell text into titles or other descriptions. For example, let’s have the following center aligned and larger font text at the top of the table.


Edu Email

Word Template

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *