Tricks with tables in WordAugust 30, 2008
To quickly duplicate a table cell in Word:
- Copy the cell or its contents, select the range of target cells, then Paste. All the selected cells are filled with the contents of the cell you copied.
- And to go even further, you can select non-adjacent cells using Ctrl+click, then paste the copied cell’s contents into all the selected cells, no matter where they are in the table.
(These tricks work in Word 2003, and possibly in earlier versions.)
[This article was first published in the December 2004 CyberText Newsletter; link last checked December 2007]