Selecting, moving, and navigating table components

You must select a table, table rows, table columns, or table cells before you insert rows or columns, change the table border properties, add a background fill color, or edit other table properties. You can move selected rows and columns to a new location in a table. You can also copy or cut a row or column from one table and paste it in another table. In addition, you can move from one table cell to another when editing the table cell text, and you can set the tab order for moving around a table.


To select a table, row, or column

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Click the Table tool CorelDRAW pgx table tool Selecting, moving, and navigating table components , and then click a table.
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Perform a task from the following table.

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Do the following
Select a table
Click Table CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Select CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Table.
Select a row
Click in a row, and click Table CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Select CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Row.
Select a column
Click in a column, and click Table CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Select CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Column.
Select all table contents
With the Table tool pointer, hover over the upper-left corner of the table until a diagonal arrow appears CorelDRAW pgx table sel pointer Selecting, moving, and navigating table components, and click.
Use a keyboard shortcut to select a table
With the Table tool pointer inserted in a cell, press Ctrl + A + A.
Select a row by clicking within a table
With the Table tool pointer, hover over the table border to the left of the row you want to select. When a horizontal arrow appears CorelDRAW pgx select table row Selecting, moving, and navigating table components, click the border to select the row.
Select a column by clicking within the table
With the Table tool pointer, hover over the top border of the column you want to select. When a vertical arrow appears CorelDRAW pgx table sel column Selecting, moving, and navigating table components, click the border to select the column.


To select a table cell

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Click the Table tool CorelDRAW pgx table tool Selecting, moving, and navigating table components , and then click a table.
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Click in a cell, and then click Table CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Select CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Cell.

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You can also select a cell by using the Shape tool CorelDRAW pgx shape tool Selecting, moving, and navigating table components or by inserting the Table tool pointer in a cell and pressing Ctrl + A.

To move a table row or column

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Select the row or column you want to move.
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Drag the row or column to another location in the table.

To move a table row to another table

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Select the table row you want to move.
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Click Edit CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Cut.
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Select a row in the other table.
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Click Edit CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Paste.
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Choose one of the following options:
Replace selected row
Insert above selected row
Insert below selected row

To move a table column to another table

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Select the table column you want to move.
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Click Edit CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Cut.
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Select a column in the other table.
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Click Edit CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Paste.
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Choose one of the following options:
Replace selected column
Insert left of the selected column
Insert right of the selected column

To move to the next table cell

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With the Table tool inserted in a cell, press Tab.
If you are pressing Tab in a table for the first time, you must choose a tab order option from the Tab order list box.

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You can use the tab key to move to the next cell only if the Move to the next cell option is enabled in the Tab key options dialog box.

To modify tab order

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Click Tools CorelDRAW onestep Selecting, moving, and navigating table components Options.
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In the Workspace, Toolbox list of categories, click Table tool.
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Enable the Move to the next cell option.
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From the Tab order list box, choose one of the following options:
Left to right, top to bottom
Right to left, top to bottom

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You can program the tab key to insert a tab character in the table text by enabling the Insert a tab character into the text option.

Selecting, moving, and navigating table components