How to Insert and Delete Cell, Row or Column From a Table in Writer 2013

After you insert a table into document using Writer 2013, you can insert new columns or rows into the table or delete rows or columns from the table. Follow this guide to insert, and delete rows and columns.

Delete a Row or a Column from a Table

To delete a row or a column from a table, place the insertion point anywhere in the table, and then choose either of the options below:

1. Click the Delete icon delete rows and columns in the Table Tools tab. Choose Delete Cells, Delete Columns, Delete Rows, or Delete Table in the Delete drop-down list.

2. Right-click the mouse and open the context menu. Select the Delete Cells option to delete cells.

Insert Rows and Columns

Select the position where you would like to insert a new row or column. The selected row or column number should be the same as the number of rows or columns you want to insert. Then choose any of the following options:

1. Place the insertion point in the cell where you want to insert rows or columns. Go to the Table Tools tab and select any command you want. You can choose the Insert Above, Insert Below, Insert Left, and Insert Right options. Select one option based on your requirements.

2. Place the insertion point in the cell where you wish to insert a row or a column. Right-click and select the Insert option in the context menu and choose any of the Columns to the Left, Columns to the Right, Rows Above, Rows Below, and Cells options in the drop-down list:

insert row and column

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Figure 1 The Insert Rows and Columns menu