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How to Merge or Split Cells and Table in Writer 2013

Knowing how to merge or split table cells can come in handy when you are working with a table. You can merge two or more adjacent cells into one cell and you can also split a cell that has been joint.

Merge Cells

To merge cells:

Step 1 Select the cells which you want to join into one cell.

Step 2 Select the Table Tools tab and click the Merge Cells icon merge cell to combine the selected cells.

Split Cells

To split cells:

Step 1 Select the cell that you want to split into multiple cells.

Step 2 Choose the Table Tools tab, click the Split Cells icon split cells in table, and open the Split Cells dialog box.

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Figure 1 The Split Cells dialog box

Step 3 Enter the number of columns or rows that you prefer into the Number of columns and Number of rows insertion box.

Step 4 If you select several cells, you can select the Merge cells before split check box to combine cells before split.

Step 5 Click OK to complete the operation.

Split tables

Kingsoft Writer provides a table splitting function. There are two ways to use this function:

Split tables by the Split Table icon

You can split tables by command in the Table Tools tab:

Step1 Place the insertion point in the cell that you want to split and go to the Table Tools tab.

Step 2 In the Table Tools tab, click the Split Table icon, and select Split Table by Row or Split Table by Column option in the drop-down list.

Split tables by the context menu

Follow the steps bellow:

Step 1 Place the insertion point in a cell.

Step 2 Right-click and select Split Table option in the context menu. Choose Split Table by Row or Split Table by Column option based on your requirements.

Tips: You can choose the Split Table by Row option only by selecting a certain row in the table and choose the Split Table by Column option only by selecting a certain column in the table.

select row to split table in writer 2013

Figure 2 Select a row to split table