Note: The default option is to "Match Cyclic," which means the process will start at where the cursor location is and when it reaches the bottom of the document, it will go to the top and keep going until you reach the cursor location again.
Use this button to open the table dialog box.
When creating a table you must select Headers and a Caption. Both of these fields are critically important - they not only make tables more understandable and readable, they also help persons with disabilities understand what the table is about.
Table Properties Tab
Rows and Columns
Select the initial number of rows and columns to add. This can always be modified later.
- Basic - a generic table with a white background
- Zebra - a table that has rows differentiated by alternating between white and gray background colors
- Sort - a table that allows you to sort columns by the values within
- Text - a table with no visible cell borders; nice for infor1mation information that should blend in with your body copy
Choose whether your first row, first column, or both are to be used for the table headers.
A caption gives a quick high level definition of what the entire table is about (e.g.. 2016 Financial Aid Deadlines, Fall Semester Courses).
If you want to go the extra mile, the SUMMARY field provides a literal description of the table (e.g.. 4 columns, 5 rows, first row is the heading row, headings are Course Number, Course Description, Taught By).
It is rare that you'll need to use this tab however if you need to add an id, custom styles, or change the language directions. this is where those options can be found.