Computer Tip 07 Splitting a Single Cell into Multiple Cells

Learn about tables….




in a table into MULTIPLE CELLS                          

When creating tables in WORD it is sometimes beneficial to split single cells into multiple cells.

Normally a table is created with same size column cells as shown in the following example:


However at times it may be deemed necessary to split single cells within a table into multiple cells, as shown below:



Splitting a Single Cell into Multiple Cells

The simplest way to split a single cell into multiple cells is to place the cursor inside the cell that you want to split, then click the RIGHT (secondary) mouse button and select the          option and you will be prompted with the following ‘Split Cells’ dialogue box as shown below:

Select the number of columns you want within the cell, and then click

Benjamin J Caruana  Whittlesea U3A Inc.