Editing tables

Tables can be easily adjusted to visually format the information in your document to suit your needs.

To select a table:
Expand/Collapse To select a specific part of a table:
  1. When a table has been selected, header cells will appear listing all existing table rows in numerical order, and all existing table columns in alphabetical order. Clicking on one of these header cells will select all content within that column or row.
  2. To select existing text in a single cell, double- or triple-click text (for word or paragraph selection) or drag over the text.
To resize a table:
To select table cells:
  1. Select a cell border by clicking on the intersection between cells. Click and drag to select multiple adjacent cells, or -click to select multiple non-adjacent cells. Where text has been entered, -clicking on non-adjacent cells will select all text within each cell.
  2. Optionally, select one of the Border options in the Stroke and Fill section of the Table panel to adjust which border(s) are selected.
  3. A dark blue stroke on a selection indicates that the cell stroke will be edited.
To insert a tab within a table cell:
  • With a table cell selected, pressing the and and keys together will insert a tab.
To select table rows or columns:
  1. Click on a row or column header to select the row or column. Click and drag to select multiple adjacent columns or rows.
  2. To select multiple non-adjacent table columns or rows, -click each row or column header (or cell).
To resize table rows or columns:
To change the width of a column without affecting other column widths:
To add or edit table rows or columns:

Do one of the following:

To access the Table panel:

Do one of the following:

To change the colour of all or part of a table:

Do one of the following:

To add table text:
To format table text:
To delete table content:
To merge table cells:
To separate connected table cells:
To evenly distribute column widths:
To evenly distribute row heights:
To align table content:

Keyboard shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts allow you to precisely adjust your table: