Inserting tables in word file allows the data to be illustrated in a confined manner. The information contained in a table categorizes a specific meaning to the document. Therefore, it can be understood easily. Besides using tables, we can also include excel spreadsheets in a word document.
Also read: – How to insert and use charts in Word 2016
In this article, we’ll follow certain steps on how to insert and resize a table in Microsoft Word 2016:
Type “word 2016” in the Windows Search Bar located next to the Start icon. Click on the first option provided.
Click on “Insert” tab located at the top left corner of the “Word” window. After clicking, a ribbon toolbar will appear providing numerous options like paging options, tables, illustrations, symbols etc. Click on “Tables”.
After clicking, you can insert a minimum of 1×1 Table up to a maximum of 10×8 Tables. These tables are pre-defined can be seen from the highlighted box in the given screenshot.
If you wish to customize the number of rows & columns, you can click on “Insert Table” and insert the number of rows & columns.
For example, we’ve selected 3×3 Table. To select this, we’ll move the cursor to 3rd row & 3rd column and click on it. As soon as we click, a 3×3 Table will display on the word page.
In order to increase the size of the cells, we’ll click on the “□” (square) icon located at the bottom right corner of the table.
In order to re-define the position of the table, we’ll click & drag the “Four-cornered arrows” icon located at the top of the table.