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Creating Tables

You can create Tables in drawings.

To create Tables:

  1. Click Draw > Table (or type Table).
  2. In the Insert Table dialog box, under TableStyle, select a TableStyle or click View table styles  to create or edit a TableStyle.

    An image of the chosen TableStyle displays under Preview.

  3. Under Insertion method, select:
    • Set corners: Lets you define the corners of the Table in the graphics area.

      When selected, set the Number or Height (number of text lines allowed per row) of Rows and the Number or Width (in drawing units) of Columns.

    • Set position: Lets you click a point in the graphics area.

      When selected, set the Number and Height of Rows and the Number and Width of Columns.

  4. In Cell styles, set:
    • First row: Select a cell style (Title, Header, or Data).
    • Second row: Select a cell style (Title, Header, or Data).
    • All other rows: Select a cell style (Title, Header, or Data).

      Typically use Title for the first row, Header for the second row, and Data for all other rows in the table.

  5. Click OK.
  6. In the graphics area, specify the insertion point.
  7. In the dialog box, edit the Table title.
  8. Press Tab to proceed to the next table cell, then type text.
  9. Click OK.

  Use the EditTable command to enter or modify text for Table cells.


Command: Table

Menu: Draw > Table

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