Posted by: gracelydia51 | September 9, 2012

How to Delete Rows and Columns from Table?

It is very easy to remove rows and columns from a table. You can use a number of ways to do this. Two most common ways are given below.

Deleting a Row or Column by Table Menu

Follow the given steps to delete a row or column by table menu:

  • Place insertion point in row or column which you want to delete.
  • After clicking on Table menu, select “Delete”. You will see a submenu of Delete being displayed in front of you.
  • To delete selected row or column from the table, select Columns or Rows or Cells command.

 Deleting a Row or Column by Popup Menu

Follow these steps for deleting rows and columns by popup menu:

  • Firstly, select columns which you want to delete.
  • Right click the mouse. A popup menu will be displayed.
  • Now select Delete Columns command. Selected columns will be removed.

You can also follow given steps to delete rows and columns by popup menu:

  • Place insertion point on a row or column which you want to delete.
  • Right click the mouse. A popup menu will be displayed.
  • Now select “Delete Cells” command.
  • “Delete Cells” dialog box will be appeared.
  • To delete a row, select “Delete entire row” from dialog box. To delete a column, select “Delete entire column”.
  • Click “Ok” button.
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