Text to Table
LO5 :: To be able to select and present information in the development of the solution to meet an identified need
Before you convert a list or text to a table, make sure that your data is formatted correctly. Here are a few tips:
On the menu click on Home and the Show/Hide command .
You will now be able to see the tab and paragraph markers in your document.
Use the tab key to show where there is a break between each column in the table. Press the enter key to start a new line in the table.
Your text should look something like this ...
Now you can create your table. Select the text that you want to convert to a table.
Click on Insert and Table from the menu.
From the drop-down menu select Convert Text to Table.
Check the number of columns and rows needed in the table - in this case the table needs five columns and six rows.
Under the Auto Fit Behavior heading check the Fixed Column Width option and make sure it is set to Auto.
Under the Separate Text At heading, make sure the Tab option is selected.
Click on OK.
Your document will look like this ...
Watch this video tutorial on converting text into a table.