How to autonumber table’s columns or rows in word?
AutoNumber can also be expended to tables in Word. If you have inserted AutoNumber in to a table’s columns or rows, you don’t need to adjust numbering when you inserting or deleting row or column from the table. The AutoNumber will update automatically. This article will show you how to apply AutoNumber in a table’s columns or rows. For better understanding, I will show you the way to insert AutoNumber in the first left column for the table below.
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Step 1. Highlighting the first column, and then click Home tab > Auto number. See screenshot:
Step 2. Select the format you like from Numbering Library, or define a new format you like in Define New Number Format. See screenshot:
Step 3. It will insert Autonumber to the position the cursor in, see screenshot:
Step 4. Now delete the second row, it will reorder the number in first column, see screenshot:
Note : you also can use this method to autonumber a row, the only difference is that you should highlight the row firstly.
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