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How to Convert Text to a Table or a Table to Text in Writer 2013

In Kingsoft Writer 2013, text can be converted to a table and vice versa. Follow this guide to do the conversion.

Convert text to a table
Convert a table to text

Convert text to a table

Step 1 Separate the text with characters like commas, space, tabs and etc. Use separator characters to indicate where you want to divide the text into columns. Use paragraph marks to indicate where a new row starts.

In the following example, we separate text with commas. You can see clearly where a new column will begin after the text is converted to table.

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Step 2 Select the text and go to Insert > Table > Convert Text to Table.

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In the pop-up dialog, select Commas under Separate text at, and the Table size is automatically calculated with the right number of columns and rows. If you don't see the right number of columns, you may be missing a separator character in one or more lines of text.

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Press OK. You will get the following table:

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See above steps in the following video:

Convert a table to text

Step 1 Select the table you want to convert to text.

Step 2 Go to Insert > Table > Convert Table to Text. In the pop-up dialog, choose separator characters you'd like to use from the list, or define your own separator by entering it into the text area of Other. This separator is used to divide text into columns.

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If there is nested table within the selected table, which means another table is embedded to the selected table, choose the option of Convert nested tables in the above dialog to convert it to text. Press OK.

Rows are separated with paragraph marks by default. See the above steps in the following video: