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Resize Table in Word 2013

By Satya Prakash on Oct 20, 2012
This article describes how to resize a table in Word 2013.

Microsoft Word also provides the facility to resize a table, either larger or smaller dependiing according to your requirement. This article describes how to resize the table in Word 2013.

Resize a Table

Do the simple steps for resizing the table in Word 2013.

Step 1

Create a simple table in a Word document.


Step 2

Bring the mouse pointer over the table. You can see a small Cross Icon shown at the top-left corner and a small Resize Icon at the bottom-right corner of the table. See in the following picture:

cross icon and resize icon of table.jpg

Step 3

Bring mouse pointer over the Resize Icon until it changes to a diagonal double-sided arrow and this time you need to press the left mouse button and keep holding the button while resizing the table. Drag the table up to make it shorter to make it larger.

Step 4

You can drag the table diagonally to simultaneously change both the width and height of the table.