You can add cell (cell: A box formed by the intersection of a row and column in a worksheet or a table, in which you enter information.) "padding" (spacing between the boundary of the cell and the text inside the cell) by changing the cell margin.
Change the margins of all cells
Change the margins of a single cell
- Click the cell.
- On the Table menu, click Table Properties, and then click the Cell tab.
- Click Options.
- Clear the Same as the whole table check box, and then enter the new margin values.