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Lesson 18. Using Word Tables > Entering Text and Navigating in a Table

Entering Text and Navigating in a Table

Entering text into the table is very straightforward. Click in the first cell of the table (the open box where the first column and first row of the table meet) and enter the appropriate text. To move to the next cell (horizontally, then vertically), press the Tab key. You can continue to move through the cells in the tables by pressing Tab and entering your text. If you want to back up a cell, press Shift+Tab. This moves you to the cell to the left of the current cell and selects any text entered in that cell.

Several other keyboard combinations are useful as you work in your table:


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