Convert Text to a Table or Table to Text in Word 2013
This article describes how to convert text to a table or a table to text in Word 2013.
Convert Text to a Table or Table to Text
Microsoft Word also provides a feature for converting text in Word to table format. You can also convert a table back into text.
Convert Text to a Table
To convert text to a table the following must be done when the text is written:
Insert a separator character such as commas or tabs to delimit the text into table columns.
Use paragraph marks to indicate where you want to begin a new table row.
Write some text which will be converted to a table; see:
Select the text written and then click on the Insert tab and choose the Table option.
Now select convert text to table within the table menu list.
Now the convert text to table window opens; select the option within the convert text to table window and click OK.
Note: See your text converted into table.
Convert Table to a Text
You can also simply convert table content into text using the following procedure.
Click in the table; the Layout tab appears in the Menu bar.
Click over the Layout tab and choose convert to text in the Data group.
Then convert table to text dialog box opens; select an option within the dialog box.
Click Ok and see your table converted back to text format.