Chapter 4: Presenting Information in Tables and Columns


Chapter 4: Presenting Information in Tables and Columns

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To insert a table

 
  1. Click where you want to position the table.

  2. On the Table menu, point to Insert , and then click Table .

  3. Enter the dimensions of the table in the Number of columns and Number of rows boxes, and click OK .

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To merge table cells

 
  1. Select the cells you want to merge.

  2. On the Table menu, click Merge Cells .

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To convert text to a table

 
  1. Select the text you want to convert.

  2. On the Table menu, point to Convert , and then click Text to Table .

  3. Enter the dimensions of the table, and click OK .

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To sort a table

 
  1. Click anywhere in the table you want to sort.

  2. On the Table menu, click Sort .

  3. Click the down arrow to the right of the Sort by box, click the column by which you want to sort, select the option to sort in descending or ascending order, and click OK .

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To apply a Table AutoFormat

 
  1. Click anywhere in the table you want to format.

  2. On the Table menu, click Table AutoFormat .

  3. Scroll down the Table styles list, click the table style you want to apply, and then click Apply .

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To use a formula to total a column of values in a table

 
  1. Click the cell where you want the result of the formula to appear.

  2. On the Table menu, click Formula to open the Formula dialog box.

  3. Click OK to total the values.

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To insert a file created in another program into a document

 
  1. Click the location where you want to insert the file.

  2. On the Insert menu, click Object to open the Object dialog box, and then clickthe Create from File tab.

  3. Click Browse , navigate to the file you want to insert, and double-click it.

  4. Click OK .

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To embed a new object in a document

 
  1. Click in the location where you want to insert the embedded object.

  2. On the Insert menu, click Object to open the Object dialog box, and then clickthe Create New tab.

  3. In the Object type list, click the type of object you want to embed.

  4. Select the Display as icon check box if you want the embedded object to appearin the document as an icon.

  5. Click OK .

  6. Create the new object, and then click a blank area of the document to deselect it.

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To format text in multiple columns

 
  1. Click anywhere in the document to format all the text, or select the part of thedocument you want to format in columns.

  2. On the Format menu, click Columns .

  3. Choose the number and style of columns you want, and then click OK .




Microsoft Office 2003 Step by Step
MicrosoftВ® Office ExcelВ® 2003 Step by Step (Step By Step (Microsoft))
ISBN: 0735615187
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 350
Authors: Curtis Frye

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