In this chapter, we will discuss how to move a table in Word. Microsoft Word allows to move a table from one location to another location along with its content. This chapter will give you simple steps to move a table within the same document, though you can move a table from one document to another document using the cut and paste operation.
Move a Table
The following steps will help you move a table within the same Word document.
Step 1 − Bring your mouse pointer over the table which you want to move from one location to another location. As soon as you bring your mouse pointer inside the table, a small Cross Icon will appear at the top-left corner of the table as shown below.
Step 2 − Click over the small Cross Icon which will select the whole table. Once the table is selected, use the Cut button or simply press the Ctrl + Xkeys to cut the table from its original location.
Step 3 − Bring your insertion point at the location where you want to move the table and use Paste button or simply press Ctrl + V keys to paste the table at the new location.