Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Picking a Contiguous Range of Table Cells.
Written by Allen Wyatt (last updated May 8, 2021)
This tip applies to Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003
There are many times when you are working with tables in Word and you need to select a range of cells. This is very easy to do using the keyboard, the mouse, or a combination of both.
The first step in selecting a range of cells is to place the insertion point in the first cell in the range. With this done you are ready to proceed.
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (874) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Picking a Contiguous Range of Table Cells.
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