Selecting, copying, moving, and navigating
To select a table, row, column, cell, or section
can select rows, columns, cells, sections, or the entire table in
Click in the table and use the Select commands in the
Drag the mouse pointer to select different parts of the table.
Select objects in the Hierarchy palette.
You can also use one of the following methods.
To select the entire table
Click in the area on the
upper left of the table, or click and drag to select the entire
To select the cells in a row
Click in the area to
the left of the row until you see the following arrow.
To select a row
Click in the area to the left of
the row until you see the following arrow.
To select the cells in a column
Click above the column.
To select a cell
Click the lower-right edge of the
Note: After a cell is selected, you can select more cells in the table by using the arrow keys to move within the table. Press Shift and then press the arrow key to select adjacent cells.
To select multiple rows, columns, cells, or sections
the mouse pointer across the rows, columns, cells, or sections.
select multiple items that are not adjacent, click the first row,
column, cell, or section you want, press Ctrl, and then click the
next rows, columns, cells, or sections you want.
adjacent cells, click the first cell you want, press Shift, and
then use the arrow keys to select more cells in the table.
Note: The rows, columns, cells, or sections must be in the same table. A nested table is considered a separate table.
To select a section
Click the right bracket that
indicates a section.
To copy a table, row, column, cell, or section
the table, row, column, cell, or section you want to copy.
Do one of the following actions:
and drag the copy to a new location.
Select Edit > Copy, click the where to place the object,
and then select Edit > Paste.
Select Edit > Duplicate. This command does not work for
single cells or cells in rows.
To make multiple copies that are positioned and aligned, use the Copy Multiple command in the Edit menu. This command does not work for single cells or cells in rows.
To move a table
Click in the upper part or left side of the table to find
the move cursor and drag
it to the new location.
To go to a specific row
If the table is long, you can go to
a specific row in a table, including a header, body, or footer row.
Select part of the table and select Table > Go to
Select Header Row, Body Row, or Footer Row.
also go to a specific header or footer row within sections.
Type the row number to go to and click OK.