Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Google Drive Update: Merge Cells in a Google Document

If you are new to Google Drive, this may not seem like a big deal, but if you are a longtime user of Google Docs this feature has probably been on your wish list: merge cells in a Google Document (something you could previously only do in Google Sheets).

Why would you want to use a table in a document? Tables can enhance the quality of a document by presenting complex information in an easy to view and understand format. Here's an example of a simply formatted table with merged cells:

Example of a table with merged cells










Easy to do: Insert a table in your Google Doc, Highlight the cells in your table that you want to merge and look on the menu for Table > Merge cells



merge cells ina  Google Doc




















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