How to Merge Cells in a Google Docs Table

Google Docs is an all-powerful alternative to the expensive Microsoft Office. It’s getting feature-rich by the day. It empowers us to do a lot of things. And, one of them is putting a table in our documents

In this simple tutorial, I’ll show you how to merge different cells in a Google Docs table.

Let’s do it step-by-step.

Step 1: Open your Google Docs file.

Step 2: Insert a table. 

To illustrate, I’m inserting a 4*4 table. I’ve written some alphabets in the cells to demonstrate the merging operation.

Step 3: Cell Selection

Let’s say you want to merge cells containing ‘a’ and ‘b’. For that, you’ve to select both the cells. Click on the first cell (a), press and hold the left click, and glide over the second cell (b).

Step 4: Merging Cells

After selection, select Merge cells from the dropdown.

Step 5: Merging Complete

That’s it. Your cells are merged into one; if you want to undo the operation, press ctrl+z.


You can merge more cells by following similar steps. Please comment for any questions.

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