Insert, Format, and Delete Tables

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Tables are a fundamental part of many policies to help organize and present information in a visually appealing manner. 

This short, interactive tutorial covers the following topics related to tables:
NOTE: Click each topic to jump to the specific location in the tutorial

For advanced table and cell properties, see this article.

Insert, Format, and Delete a Table (03:42)

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Inserting a Table in the PolicyStat Editor

  • To insert a table to a policy, click the Edit link in the bar on the top right of the policy.
  • Place the cursor in the Editor window before where the table should go.



  • Click the Table icon in the formatting bar on top of the Editor window.



  • In the popup window, determine the appropriate table proerties:
  1. Rows and Columns: Assigning the initial number of rows and columns.
  2. Headers: Assigning the first row, first column, or both with a bold header font and settings. 
  3. Caption: The title to appear above the heading.
  4. Summary: While no visual elements are displayed on the screen, the summary is used to assist individuals using screen readers to understand the table content. 

  • Click OK (5) to create the table with the desired settings.


  • The table is created in the Editor and ready for content to be entered.

     

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Inserting or Deleting Rows or Columns from a Table 

To add cells, rows, or columns, select a cell and use the right-click menu.   
PLEASE NOTE: The graphic below shows inserting and deleting rows, but the menu is the same for cells and columns.

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Deleting a Table 

To delete a table, right click on a cell and click Delete Table.

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Other Right-Click Menu Cell Functions

Other functions available from the right-click cell menu include: 

  • Inserting new or deleting existing cells
  • Merging cells 
  • Splitting cells horizontally or vertically
  • Defining cell properties


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