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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 11. Organizing with Tables and Columns

In this chapter

  • Setting up and formatting tables

  • Converting text to tables and tables to text

  • Sorting text in and out of a table

  • Using table headers and captions

  • Using and formatting columns

  • Controlling how text flows in columns

Lots of documents include tables. Even if you don’t typically include tables in the types of documents you create, you should think about using tables to simplify formatting tasks that you currently handle manually.

Columns are another document element you’ll find frequently in newsletters, brochures, and reports. You can create tables and columns easily in Word. This chapter explains how to set up and use tables and columns so that you have another set of tools for giving your documents ...

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