Using Table Tools in Word 2019 for Windows

Word 2019 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 29m 34s
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Learners can explore how to structure data in a Word 2019 document by using table tools, in this 9-video course which demonstrates how to create a table from scratch, convert prepared text into a table, or import a table. Explore how to modify a table by adding rows and columns. Once you have inserted a table, you will learn to change its appearance, and how data can be formatted like any other text with Word's formatting tools. This course then demonstrates how to add and adjust the width, style, and color of borders. You will learn how to apply color to individual cells or tables. Next, learners will observe how to adjust alignment settings, move tables, and change how text interacts with a table. If a table contains a large amount of data, you will learn how to sort data on the basis of different criteria to make the table visually easier to read and understand. Finally, this course demonstrates how Word allows you to perform calculations within the table you inserted. In order to practice what you have learned, you will find the Word document named Word 2019 for Windows: Using Table Tools Exercise as well as the associated materials in the Resources section.


  • create a table
    insert and delete items in a table
    resize a table's rows and columns
    format text in a table
    adjust a table's borders
  • apply color to a table
    adjust the layout of a table
    sort data in tables
    perform calculations in a table


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    1.  Creating a table in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 33s
    Tables can be used to analyze and present data that you want to include in your Word document. If you want to begin using tables, you are going to need to know how to create one and insert your data. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Inserting & deleting items in a table in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 23s
    Once you have inserted your table, you can change its appearance, style and format. In Word, you can add data to your table by inserting new rows and columns. You can also delete rows, columns and even the entire table… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Resizing your table rows & columns in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 29s
    Once you have inserted your table, you can begin to edit it. You can, for example, resize your columns and merge cells. Word features lots of tools that can help you to structure and format your table. You can also choose… FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Formatting the text in your table in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 46s
    You can improve the appearance of the data you have inserted into your Word table by using the formatting tools. You can, for example, apply text effects to make your column and row headers stand out, and even adjust the… FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adjusting your table borders in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 32s
    Another way of improving the appearance of your table is to adjust your border settings. In Word, you can edit individual cell borders, adjusting the line width, style and color. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Applying color to your table in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 29s
    As with many other items in Word, you can add color to the data that you have added to your table. You can change the color of your cell's outline, background and even contents. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Adjusting your table layout in Word 2019 for Windows
    2m 14s
    The table that you have inserted into your Word document can be moved around. You can adjust the alignment settings and how it interacts with the text. You can also change the margin settings. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Sorting the data in your table in Word 2019 for Windows
    3m 36s
    If your table contains a lot of information, you can sort it using different criteria and change how you visualize your entries. In Word, you can even apply multiple sort criteria simultaneously. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Performing a calculation in your table in Word 2019 for Windows
    4m 32s
    In Word, you can use a number of different functions to perform calculations with the data you have inserted into your table. This can be very useful if you want to return the subtotal of a number of entries in your table. FREE ACCESS


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