Risk

Tables are formatted poorly.

Issue

Tables created using tabs or by drawing lines do not import into graphic-design software properly as the reading order is compromised.

Example

Solution

Do:

✅ Use the Table function to create tables.

Don’t:

❌ Add tabs to create tables.

❌ Draw lines to create tables.

Tips

The following steps describe how to create tables in Microsoft Word:

  • Go to Insert and click on Table.

  • Select the desired number of rows and columns from the Table Palette and click OK.