When working with tables, we must align the content so that it is nice and neatly . If you are a newbie to Word, please follow the article below to learn this very basic knowledge of how to center text in cell word table. Here I am using the version of MS Word 2016.
With a given table as shown below, we will begin to center the contents horizontally.
I. Center text in cell word table by edit paragraph.
Option 1: Select all the contents in the table or part of the content you want to center.
Choose tab Home, to the Paragraph section and click on Center.
The text has been centered.
II. By table properties.
Select the contents, press the key combination Ctrl + E. Table contents will be centered.
As seen in the picture, the content we have only been centered horizontally. To make it looks even better, we need to align it vertically as well. Let’s see how to do that.
Back to the table.
Step 1: First we select the contents to align.
Right click, choose “Table Properties”.
Step 2: Find the tab “Cell”, you can see the 3 options below, select “Center”.
And the result.
III. Use Tab Layout to center cell contents.
With this tool you can center the contents both horizontally and vertically at the same time with just one click. It’s very easy.
First of all, select the cell contents. Here I will center all the text in my table.
Then in “Layout” tab, go to “Alignment” again and choose “Align center”, as shown in the picture below.
You can see the result right immediately.
Base on my opinion, the third option is more advantageous than the two above. Depend on your case, use these tips properly. That is the detail instruction for how to center cell contents, hope you will have more knowledge working with your table efficiently and handling your word skills more perfectly.
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