How to delete table in word?

You have created a table, but then you decided that you don’t need it. You might want to delete it all or remove the table format but keep the text. Whatever the case, you can easily do it in Microsoft Word.

Clear table

Step 1

Open the document that has the table you would like to remove. Do it in Word, pressing the “Office” button, “Open”.

Step 2

Hover your cursor over the table until the move lever appears. This looks like a cross made with two double arrows.

Step 3

Click the jog lever to select the entire table.

Step 4

Delete the table. Click on “Design” under the “Table Tools” group of tabs. Press “Delete” and then “Table”.

Clear the table but keep the text

Step 1

Select the table in your Word document that you would like to convert to text. You can select the document by following Steps 2 and 3 above.

Step 2

Click on the “Design” table in the “Table Tools” group of tabs. Click “Convert to Text” under the “Data” section.

Step 3

Select the separator character option you want under the “Separate text with” section of the “Convert to text” dialog box. This is what will be placed between each column and row of text. For example, if you choose “Tab”, the text will be formatted if you type and press the “Tab” key between each group of text.

Step 4

Click “OK”. The table will be removed but you will have the text.

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