In this tutorial we will discuss 2 methods for adding columns to an existing word table.
2 Ways to Add Columns to a Table in MS Word
- Using the Context Menu upon right-clicking.
- Using the Layout Tab under the Table Tools section.
Method 1: Using the Context Menu upon right-clicking.
This method is the more convenient one out of the two to be outlined in this guide.
Step 1: Open Word document.
Step 2: Right-click on the table and Insert
Right-click the cell where you want to add a column.
A Vertical Menu will Popup. Locate Insert Button.
Click on Insert Button. You will see 2 options:
- Insert Columns to Left
- Insert Columns to Right.
Click either Insert Left or Insert Right, wherever you wish to place your new column.
Method 2: Using the Layout tab under the Table Tools section.
This method takes a couple more clicks compared to the first one.
Step 1: Open up your MS Word document.
Step 2: Add Columns via Layout Tab.
Click the cell where you want to add the columns and go to the Layouts table located on the top bar.
Under the Layout tab, you’ll see Insert Left and Insert Right buttons.
Click either Insert Left or Insert Right, depending on which side you want to add a column.
You’ve finished the entire guide! We hope you’ve found this article helpful!