Split a Table Cells in Word 2010


Previous chapter taught us how to divide a table into multiple tables. Sometime you will need to split a table cell into two or more sub-cells. Microsoft Word allows splitting a cell into multiple cells. This chapter will teach you how to split a cell into multiple smaller sub-cells.

Split a Cell:

Following are the simple steps to split a cell into two sub-cells of a table available in word document.

Step (1): Bring your mouse pointer position inside a cell that you want to divide into multiple cells.

Selected Cell

Step (2): Now click the Layout tab and then click Split Cells Button which will display a dialog box asking for number of rows and columns to be created from the selected cell.

Cell Dialog Box

Step (3): Select the desired number of rows and columns which you would like to have in resultant cell and finally click OK button to apply the result.

Split Cell

You can divide a cell into multiple cells either row-wise or column-wise or both.