Inserting and Formatting a Table in a Word Document

To Insert and Format a Table:

  • Determine where you would like to place the table in your document
  • Choose the Insert tab on the Ribbon.
  • Choose Table.  This will display a Table Grid.
  • Decide on the number of rows and columns you would like to have in your table.  Your table will open in your Word document.
    • A new tab Table Tools will now appear in your Ribbon
  • Choose Table Tools tab to change the borders, border size, shading, etc. for your table.