Tables

Setting up and formatting tables in a word processing package

Skills covered:

  • Basic formatting of text in a table
  • Adding shading to table cells
  • Adding a border
  • Changing the colour and thickness of a table border
  • Removing table borders
  • Using table styles
  • Sorting data in a table
  • Inserting and deleting table rows and columns

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Task (2007)

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Task (2010)

Using a table to create a travel itinerary

This task gives students information that might be contained in a travel itinerary.

They are required to lay the information out using a table and to use formatting features to improve the look and usabilty of the table.

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