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LibreOffice Writer Question & Answer
Resizing a table
Increasing or decreasing the size of a table as per requirement is known as resizing a table. A table can be resized length-wise or width-wise depending upon the data item.
Merging and splitting of cells
Merging cells means to combine cells by converting one or more cells into a single cell.
Splitting cells is the reverse of merging cells. It happens when a particular cell is divided into a number of small cells.
Cell alignment defines the position of data/text placed within the boundary of a cell.
There are two different types of alignment of text within a cell:
Vertical alignment — It arranges the text in an upright direction in the selected cells. It is further categorized as Top, Center and Bottom.
Horizontal alignment — It arranges the text within the same level of the selected cells. It is further categorized as Align Text Left, Align Text Right, Center Text and Justify.
Creating a table
To create a table, follow these steps:
Step 1: Place the cursor on the document where you want to create a table.
Step 2: Click the 'Insert' button available on the menu bar.
Step 3: Select 'Table' and then 'Insert Table' from the drop-down list.
Step 4: Enter the number of columns and rows in the 'Insert Table' window.
Step 5: Click 'OK'. The table will be created.