Adding Styles to a Table - Exercise

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Adding Styles to a Table - Exercise

Adding Styles to a Table

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will use many of the tools on the DESIGN tab to style a table.

  1. Open or go to Plants in my yard - Intermediate.docx.
  2. Customize the table you created in the prior exercise so that it looks like the picture below: Customized Table
    1. Hint: the rows are banded and the header row is shaded.
  3. Save the document as we will continue to build on this document in future exercises.

Solution:

  1. Place your cursor in the table.
  2. On the DESIGN tab, in the Table Style Options group, check Header Row, First Column, and Banded Rows: Table Style Options
  3. In the Table Styles group on the DESIGN tab, click the third table style from the left: Table Styles
  4. Select the top row in the table: Selected Table Header Row
  5. Click Shading and choose a color: Shading Colors
  6. Select the whole table: Selected Table
  7. Click Borders and then Outside Borders: Borders Outside Borders
  8. Save the document.
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