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  • Chapter 6: Tabs and Tables

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  • } Set and move tabs } Delete tabs } Create a dot leader } Learn when to use different types of tabs } Sort text } Insert a table } Shade in the cells of a table

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  • } Cell } Columns } Leaders } Left tab

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    } Right tab } Rows } Tab } Table

  • } Tabs are set every one-half inch across the screen.

    } Tabs are displayed in ruler at the top of screen. } Left tabs are indicated by a black capital L.

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  • } Click the tab marker and drag it off the ruler to delete it.

    } Click and drag the tab marker to move it. } Double-click the tab marker to change the

    settings. } Leaders can be added between tabs to guide

    the reader.

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  • } Press Tab to move to the next tab setting. } Leaders will display when you press Tab.

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  • } Select list of text. } Click the Sort command on the Home Ribbon. } Two sorting choices: ascending (A-Z) and

    descending (Z-A).

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  • } Spell check. } Add a header. } Save the file. } Print.

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  • } A table is a grid containing many boxes called cells.

    } Click the Table command on the Insert Ribbon. } Click and drag to determine the size of the table. } Columns are groups of vertical cells. } Rows are groups of horizontal cells.

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  • } Merging cells removes the cells walls. } Select the row. } Click the Table Tools-Layout tab. } Click the Merge Cells command.

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  • } Each cell can be formatted differently. } Move from cell to cell by pressing Tab. } Press Shift and Tab to move back a cell. } The first letter of each word in a cell will

    automatically capitalize.

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  • } Press Tab in the last cell of the table to insert another row.

    } Extra rows can be deleted by clicking the Delete command on the Table Tools-Layout Ribbon.

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  • } Click anywhere in the cell. } Click the Shading command on the Table Tools-

    Design Ribbon. } Click More Colors for more choices.

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  • } Spell check. } Add a header. } Save the file. } Print.

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  • } Tabs are used to align text. } Text can be aligned left, right, center, or by the decimal point

    using tabs. } Tabs are set automatically every one-half inch across the

    page. } Dot leaders can be added to tabs to help visually tie the

    information together on a line. } Text can be sorted in ascending or descending order. } Tables are an easy way to organize related information. } Individual cells of a table can be formatted differently. } The cells of a table or the entire table can be shaded in with

    color.

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