How to remove/delete all tables from a document in Word
Remove all tables in Word is usually applied in daily office working, and how can you quickly remove all tables? This tutorial will introduce three simple ways for you to remove all tables.
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If there are only tables in the document, you can remove all tables by clicking Ctrl+A to select the whole document and click Backspace. But if there are text and table mixed in the document, you need to select and delete the tables one by one until all the tables are deleted.
Compare with removing tables one by one manually, running VBA code will be easier.
1: Press Alt+F11 to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window;
2: Click Module from Insert tab, copy and paste the following VBA code into the Module window;
3: Click Run button or press F5 to apply the VBA.
The VBA code on removing all tables:
Sub Removetables ()
Dim oTable As Table
Each oTable In ActiveDocument.Tables
Running VBA may be a little complex and difficult for some computer users, while Kutools for Word's Remove Tables utility is very convenient and simple for everyone to remove all tables from the document.
1. Click Kutools > More > Remove Tables, see screenshot:
2. A pop-up Remove Tables dialog will display to remind you the removing of the tables, click Yes to remove all tables, or No to pause this operation. See screenshot:
3. Now you will see the result as shown in the below screenshots:
Note: Kutools for Word’s Remove Tables utility not only can remove all tables from the whole document but also remove all tables from a selected part of the document.
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