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Tables I: Get acquainted with tables

Image showing tables in word
Learn to organize information easily in Word 2007 by inserting a table into your document. Word 2007 has easy ways to add and format tables.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience. The practice exercises require Word 2007.
  • A short test at the end of the lesson; the test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create a table using the table graph.
  • Navigate and insert text and pictures into a table.
  • Format a table using built-in styles.
  • Insert a row or column.

Before you begin

Before taking this course, you should know how to open a Word document and save a file.

Tables are an easy way to organize information and increase its visual appeal.

In this course, you'll learn an easy way to create a table. And once a table is created, you'll learn a few ways to change the table's structure and appearance.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

Once you've created a table, you can learn more by viewing Tables II: Table Tricks, which will be available soon.

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