Working with Tables: Checking Totals

Formulas are built right into Word, so you can check totals with a click! Errors love to lurk in tables, checking the numbers can make an editor look like a hero. Just click the Formula icon on the right edge of the (Table) Layout ribbon. But watch for the snafus (see Troubleshooting). Troubleshooting Address most … Continue reading Working with Tables: Checking Totals

Working With Tables: Repeating Headers

With this post, our series on working with tables in Word moves into more uncommon situations. For this post, we will again talk about documents that are being finalized in Word — without moving the manuscript into a design program — as is often the case with internal reports and proposals. Tables longer than one … Continue reading Working With Tables: Repeating Headers

Working with Tables: Aligning a Table on the Page

While most publishing production flows want the simplest of tables in a manuscript, sometimes Word is the design software. We see this often when creating documents for in-house use only — such as reports and proposals; these are often produced entirely in Word. So here is how to make sure the table behaves the way … Continue reading Working with Tables: Aligning a Table on the Page