Inserting columns to the left or right of the current column

The Column Left and Column Right options allow you to add only one column to the left or right of the currently selected cell.

  1. Start ArcMap.
  2. Verify that you are in layout view if necessary.
  3. Right-click the graphic table element and click Properties.

    The Table Properties dialog box appears.

  4. Click the Table Format tab if necessary.

    The Table Format dialog box appears.

  5. Click Table Design.

    A Table Design dialog box appears, depending on the table format.

  6. Click a cell in the Table Layout area.
  7. Click Table Layout > Insert, then click one of the following:
    • Column Left—Adds a column to the left of the selected cell
    • Column Right—Adds a column to the right of the selected cell

    You can also right-click a cell in the Table Layout area and click Insert > Column Left or Insert > Column Right.