Excel: Import Excel Data into a Word Table

Excel: Import Excel Data into a Word Table

This help page will show you how to import data from Excel into a Microsoft Word table.

  1. Open a new or existing document in Microsoft Word.
  2. Click the "Insert" tab > Locate the "Tables" group. 
  3. Select the "Tables" icon > Choose "Insert Table..."
  4. Set the "Number of columns," "Number of rows," and "AutoFit behavior" to your desired specifications.
  5. Open the Excel file and use your mouse to select the data you wish to import. 
  6. Right click on the range of cells you have highlighted and select "Copy."
  7. Switch back to Word and highlight the table cells where you want to import the Excel data.
  8. Right click on the Word table and select "Paste."
  9. Close Excel and save the Word document.


Once the Excel data has been converted to a Word table, a new selection of tabs will appear at the top of the menu when the Word table is selected. You can use the "Table Tools" tab to format the design and layout of the data.

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