How to Split a Table in Google Docs : ( 3 Step Easy Guide )

In this tutorial, we will see How to Split a Table in Google Docs.

You might have come across a situation while working with Google docs wherein you need to spit a table. You are wondering how to exactly do it in Google Docs. is there any solution?

Let’s find out How to Split a Table in Google docs.

Overview of Steps on How to Split a table in Google Docs.

  • Insert a table google doc or use your existing Table
  • Select and highlight the row using the Mouse and drag.
  • Move the highlighted Row downwards to split the table.
  • Select and delete the unwanted row.

How to Split a Table in Google Docs (Rows ) : Step by Step Guide

Step 1 : Insert a table google doc or use your existing Table .

  • Navigate to the Main menu in Google docs and Click on Insert Menu.
  • Under insert menu dropdown click on Table option .
  • Now under Table Select the number of columns and rows ( in the below example we have select 5*8 )
  • if you are using an existing table ,insert and change the number rows and columns.
How to Split a Table in Google Docs

Below we have created a Budget planner table. You can use your existing table as per your requirement.

Step 2 : Select and highlight the row using the Mouse and drag.

  • Sect the row which you want to split using the right mouse click and dragging it until the rows are completely highlighted.

Step 3 : Move the highlighted Row downwards to split the table.

  • Now drag the selected row downwards as shown below .
  • Now simply detele the Blank rows .Select the two blank rows ,right click and select delete 2 rows ( number of rows might differ based on your requirement )

How to Split Columns in a Google Docs Spreadsheet

Step 1: Select the column which you want to Split.

  • On your google docs file select the column on the table which you want to split.
  • In the below example we will split the comments column.

Step 2: Drag the selected column to the bottom of your Google Docs

  • Drag the select column by holding the mouse left click as shown below.

Step 3: Delete the unwanted Column.

  • Now you can delete the unwanted column from your table.
  • Select the column, right-click and then select delete.

Your selected column will now be deleted.

Wrapping up

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