Adjust Table Columns in Word (Auto Fit)

Adjust Table Columns in Word (Auto Fit)

How to adjust table columns in word (auto fit).

You can manually adjust the width of any table; however, the following tips may allow you to fine-tune your tables with less effort.

To adjust table row and column size in Word:

  • Click anywhere in the table.
  • In "Table Tools" click the [Layout] tab > locate the "Cell Size" group and choose from of the following options:
    1. To fit the columns to the text (or page margins if cells are empty), click [AutoFit] > select "AutoFit Contents."
    2. To fit the table to the text, click [AutoFit] > select "AutoFit Window."
    3. To keep Word from automatically adjusting your column size, click [AutoFit] > select "Fixed Column Width."
    4. To adjust the row height, click the up and down arrows within the "Height" field. Highlight multiple cells to adjust more than 1 row.
    5. To adjust the column width, click the up and down arrows within the "Width" field.
    6. To make all columns the same width, click [Distribute Columns].
    7. To make each row the same height, click [Distribute Rows].
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