In her regular series for Cambridge Network members - now in its 15th year! - software training expert Karen Roem offers handy tips to help you 'Tame your computer'. This week she describes how to quickly insert a row at the end of a table (Word, Outlook and Excel).
Tame your computer - a TABulous tip
There are various ways to insert rows and columns in a table. Come to think of it, I might list them at some point in a future tip. (Watch this space.) But time and time again I notice people don’t know about what I believe is the fastest way to insert a row at the end of a table, underneath the last row.
1. Click anywhere in the last cell of the table.
2. Press TAB.
If you have the total row switched on in a table in Excel, make sure you click in the last cell above the total row.
Simply hold down the TAB key (no need to release it) to add multiple rows.
Finally, I want you to know that I plan to continue to publish my tips during these tricky times. I hope you find them helpful and a welcome respite among all the information about the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Stay safe!
Quickly jump between the start and end of a row in a table (MS Word and Outlook)
Total the data in a table (MS Excel)
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23 March 2020