Moving A Table

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Move A Table In Word

How To Move A Table In Word

To move a table around your Microsoft Word document, all you have to do is drag and drop it. When you hover your mouse over any part of the table, a four way handle inside a small box is displayed at the top left corner of the table.

Move a table in Microsoft Word

You can click and drag on this handle to move the table around your document. The only problem with this method is that it's sometimes hard to drop the table precisely where you need it. Many people use a different and more accurate method of moving their tables. Basically, they just cut their table and then paste it where in the document they need it.

To do this, first of all you'll need to select your table. Right click anywhere in the table > Select > Table. All the cells in the table will be highlighted. Press ctrl-x on the keyboard to "cut" the table and then place your cursor where you want the table to go. Press ctrl-v to paste the table. Sometimes you'll inadvertently copy some leading or trailing characters when you cut your table, but you can easily get rid of them after you've pasted it.