"Delete a Table: How to Delete Column, Row or Entire Table?"


To create or delete a table is really a normal operations in Microsoft Word 2007.

Well, after you create a table, you can type text or numbers into cells and press the Tab key to move the insertion point from cell to cell. Pressing Tab when the insertion point is in the last cell in the last row adds a new row to the bottom of the table.

In addition to the Tab key, you can use the Arrow keys (up, down, left and right) to position the insertion point, or you can simply click any cell.

If you know how to create/draw a table, you also must know how to delete a table, or even delete a table columns or rows. Actually there is various ways to delete column/row of a table, but here we show you one of the easiest ways to perform that.


To delete a column in a table

  • Move your mouse pointer to the top of the table column that you wish to delete until you see a small arrow pointing downward and click once. The entire column is highlighted.
  • Right-click on the highlighted column and click on Delete Columns.

Word 2007 delete columns


To delete a row in a table

  • Move your mouse pointer to the left of the table row that you wish to delete until you see an arrow pointing inward and click once. The entire row is highlighted.
  • Right-click on the highlighted row and click on Delete Rows.

Word 2007 delete rows


To delete the entire table

  • Highlight the entire table that you wish to delete.
  • On the Table Tools Layout tab, in the Rows & Columns group, click on Delete icon and click the Delete Table option.

Word 2007 delete table


Related Topics:

Discover the Three Methods to Insert a Table in Microsoft Word 2007

Create Table with Specific Column Widths in Word 2007

The Step-by-step Guide to Creating a Table of Contents (TOC) in your Word Document 2007 Save and Save As Features



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