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Chapter 9. Working with Tables > Essential Table Editing Techniques

Essential Table Editing Techniques

Now that you’ve created a table, what’s next? Well, you’ll probably need to perform essential editing tasks, such as selecting table elements so that you can work with them, adding rows or columns, or filling in content, using existing data. You might also need to split, merge or delete table cells.

Selecting Cells, Rows, Columns, and Tables

Selecting tables and their contents is easy, but not necessarily intuitive, if you haven’t done it before. With the mouse, you can select cells by clicking and dragging within the table. With the keyboard, you can hold down Shift, and use the Up, Down, Left or Right arrow keys.


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