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You can resize an entire table to improve readability or to improve the visual effect of your document. You can also resize one or more rows, columns, or individual cells in a table.

Resize a table

  • Rest the pointer on the lower-right corner of the table until Table Resize Cursor appears, and then drag the table boundary until the table is the size that you want.

Resize rows, columns, or cells

  1. Select the table.

    The contextual tabs, Table Design and Layout, appear in the ribbon.

  2. On the Layout tab, you can specify the custom height and width.

    To resize specific rows or column, click on a cell and then adjust the row/column.

    Office for Mac Table Design Tab

    To make multiple rows or columns the same size, select the columns or rows and click Distribute Rows or Distribute Columns.

    PowerPoint for Mac Table Row and Column Height and Width

See also

Add or delete rows or columns in a table

Merge or split cells in a table in PowerPoint

Add a border to a table

Insert a table in Word

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