Using tables in Word 365

Word Microsoft 365 (2021)    |    Intermediate
  • 12 videos | 49m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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This course explores Word 365's tools for using tables. Discover how to create a table and how to insert & delete items in a table. You will also learn how to resize your table, rows, and columns as well as align the text in your table so you can customize your table according to the information. Word also provides different tools for adjusting your table layout and borders, merging and splitting tables, and formatting your table. Learn how to sort the data in your table and perform a calculation. Lastly, you will discover how to insert items from Excel. For example, you can create a spread sheet in Excel and then quickly transfer that data into your Word document. In order to practice, you will find the video samples in the Resources section.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this using tables in word 365 course
    Create a table to insert and organize data
    Insert or remove items from a table
    Resize your table, rows and columns
    Align the text in a table and set up cell margins
    Modify the layout of a table
  • Merge and split tables
    Apply color to a table
    Modify the border of a table
    Sort data in a table
    Perform calculations in a table
    Insert excel items into a document

IN THIS COURSE

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    This video outlines the key concepts covered in Using tables in Word 365 including creating a table, formatting your table, and inserting items from Excel. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 43s
    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. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 3.1.1. Convert text to tables, 3.1.2. Convert tables to text, and 3.1.3. Create tables by specifying rows and columns. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting & deleting items in a table
    4m 16s
    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 with a single click. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Resizing your table, rows and columns
    4m 44s
    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 whether to adjust your column and row sizes individually or proportionally. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 3.2.4.  Resize tables, rows, and columns. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Aligning the text in your table
    5m 2s
    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 alignment and margin settings for individual cells. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 3.2.2. Configure cell margins and spacing. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Adjusting your table layout
    3m 54s
    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. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Merging and splitting tables
    4m 28s
    Once you have added data to your table, you may find that you want to combine or separate cells. For example, this can be useful especially if the data falls under the same column. In addition you can manage long tables by configuring repeated headers. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 3.2.3.  Merge and split cells, 3.2.5.  Split tables, and 3.2.6.  Configure a repeating row header. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Formatting your table
    4m 55s
    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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    9.  Adjusting your table borders
    4m 8s
    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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    10.  Sorting the data in your table
    3m 52s
    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. This video aligns with MOS MO-100 / Word Associate Certification exam objective: 3.2.1.  Sort table data. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Performing a calculation in your table
    4m
    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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    12.  Inserting items from Excel
    4m 43s
    If you have already created a chart or table using a spreadsheet program, you can quickly transfer that data into your Word document. Once you have finished importing these items into your document, you can modify them as you see fit. FREE ACCESS

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