Defining the table cell format

Table cell formatting allows you to configure cell width and height and the unit measurements for each.

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

    The Table Properties dialog box appears.

  3. Click the Table Format tab if necessary.

    The Table Format dialog box appears.

  4. Click Table Design.

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

  5. Access the Properties dialog box in one of the following ways:
    • Click a cell in the Table Layout area and click Table Layout > Cell Properties.
    • Right-click a table cell in the Table Layout area and click Properties.

    The Properties dialog box appears.

    Properties dialog box
  6. Click the Format tab if necessary.
  7. Type a cell width in the Width text box.
  8. Type a cell height in the Height text box.
  9. Click the units drop-down arrow for each and choose the unit of measurement you want to use.
  10. Click OK.