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Tables III: Manage financial tables and tables from Excel and the Web

Financial table and tables from Excel and Web
By Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert Even the most complex tables can be easier to manage than you might think. In this course, the last in a series of three, you will learn key best practices for some common advanced table tasks, including managing tables that originate in Excel or on the Web and formatting financial tables.

About this course

This course includes:

  • Three self-paced lessons and three practice sessions for hands-on experience.
  • A short test at the end of each lesson; tests are not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.

About the author

Stephanie Krieger is a professional consultant who specializes in creating solutions with the Microsoft Office System. Stephanie is the author of the recently released book, "Microsoft Office Document Designer". She publishes a blog — where you can also find Office tips.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Format tables copied from Excel.
  • Format tables copied from the Web.
  • Format a financial table, including decimal alignment.

Before you begin

You can format and edit tables, both basic and advanced, but some tables still perplex. What special considerations do tables require when they originate outside of Word? Does Word offer any quick, easy, and precise ways to format complex financial tables? If you want effective answers to these questions, you are in the right place.

In this course, you will learn how to get tables from Excel or the Web into Word without complications, as well as how to manage tables from these sources that are already in your documents. And, you will learn specific steps for formatting complex financial tables.

To learn more about this course, read the overview in the center of this page or the table of contents in the left column. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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