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Adjust Table Rows and Columns

Release Date: 03-19-12

Adjust Row Height

You can quickly modify row height using the mouse, or by going to the Table Properties section of Table Tools. Here you can specify the exact row height.

Adjust Row Height with the Mouse

The steps are as follows:

(1) Move the cursor to the bottom border line that you want to adjust the row height for. The cursor should then change into an arrow.

(2) Press the left mouse button and drag up or down, a dotted line will appear to indicate the proposed new line height. This is detailed as follows:

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Figure 2.3—18 Adjust row height using the mouse

(3) Once you are satisfied with the new row height simply release the left mouse button.

Adjust Row Height using Table Properties

The steps are as follows:

(1) Select the desired number of rows for which you want to adjust the height. Go to the Table Tools tab.

(2) In the Tables section, select Table Properties and open the Table Properties dialog box.

(3) Select the Row tab. See below:

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Figure 2.3—19 The Row tab

(4) Choose the Specify height check box, and set the exact height in the text box to the right.

(5) The Row height is section offers two options; At least and Exactly.

  • If you select At least, the row height will always be the minimum possible and will automatically adjust to the content.
  • If you select Exactly, the row height will be a fixed value. If the contents of the cell exceed this fixed height, Kingsoft Writer will not display or print the excess.

(6) In the Options group, there are two check boxes: Allow to break row across pages and Repeat as header row at the top of each page.

  • If you activate the Allow to break row across pages option,any overly long lines will be split and spread across multiple pages, as opposed to having the whole line move to the next page.
  • Choose Repeat as header row at the top of each page check box is only effective in the treatment form the first line.

(7) Clicking either the Previous Row button or the Next Row button will allow you to set the height of other rows.

(8) Click the OK button.

Adjust Column Width

You can quickly modify column width using the mouse, or by going to the Table Properties section of the Table Tools tab. Here you can specify the exact column width.

Adjusting Column Width with the mouse

The steps are as follows:

(1) Move the cursor to the bottom border line of the column for which you wish to adjust the width. The cursor should then change into an arrow.

(2) Hold the left mouse button and drag up or down, a dotted line will appear to indicate the proposed width:

adjust column width

Figure 2.3—20 Adjust the column width using the mouse

(3) When you are satisfied, simply release the mouse.

Tips:

  • To adjust the width of a certain column, select a cell and drag the right hand border line to change the width of the entire column.
  • Kingsoft Writer provides the adsorption table border adjustment function when the cell borders you want to move closer to other closest moves to the border, it will automatically align adsorption, and to highlight, as shown below: greatly improve the efficiency of border adjustment operation.
  • Pressing the Shift key while holding the left mouse button will alter the columns in the column width without affecting the column next to the column width.

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Figure 2.3—21 Adjust the table using adsorption

Adjust Column Width using Table Properties

The steps are as follows:

(1) Place the insertion point in a cell within the column for which you wish to adjust the width or select one row or several rows that you want to adjust, and go to the Table Tools tab.

(2) In the Tables group, select Table Properties and open the Table Properties dialog box.

(3) Select the Column tab, shown as follows:

column tab

Figure 2.3—22 The Column tab

(4) Select the Specify height check box, and set the exact width in the text box to the right.

(5) Click the Previous Column button or the Next Column button to set the width of another column.

(6) Click OK.

Tips: Kingsoft Writer can be automatically adjusted according to the size of the window column width, simply place the insertion point in the table, on the Table Tools tab, in the Adjust group, click AutoSize to Window button.