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Add and Delete Row in Table in Word 2013

Posted by Satya Prakash Articles | Office 2013 October 18, 2012
In this article I explain how to add and delete rows and columns in an existing Word table.
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Generally speaking, a table consists of vertical columns and horizontal rows with a cell at every intersection. A Word table can have a maximum of 63 columns and an unlimited number on rows. In this article I will teach you how to add and delete rows and columns in an existing Word table.

Add a Row

Word also provides the feature to add a row to an existing table in a Word document.

Do the following to add a row in Word 2013.

Step 1

Suppose you have a table in Word document that contains 4 rows and 4 columns.

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Step 2

Now click a row where you want to add an additional row. Here I have clicked in row3.

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Step 3

Click the Layout tab and go to Row & Column Group of buttons, to add a row below or above the selected row. Here I have selected insert above.

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Note: You can create a new row between the row2 and row3.

Delete a Row

Do the following simple to delete rows from a table of a Word document.

Step 1

Click a row you want to delete. Here I have clicked in row3.

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Step 2

Go to the Layout tab and Delete buttons and choose the delete row option.

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Note: See row3 has been deleted.

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