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To emphasize certain cells in your table, such as the first row or column, you can format the cells as table headers. By default, table headers appear in bold.

In Edit view, do one or more of the following:

Format a cell as a header
  1. Position the insertion point in the cell you want to use as a header.
  2. On the Table menu, point to Select, and click Cell.
  3. Right-click on the cell, and then click Cell Properties on the shortcut menu.
  4. Under Layout, select the Header cell check box.

Example:

Header cell Header cellHeader cell
content content content
content content content
Format a row as a header
  1. Position the insertion point in a cell that's in the row you want to use as a header.
  2. On the Table menu, point to Select, and click Row.
  3. Right-click on the row, and then click Cell Properties on the shortcut menu.
  4. Under Layout, select the Header cell check box.

Example:

Header rowHeader rowHeader row
content content content
Header rowHeader rowHeader row
content content content
content content content

 

Format a column as a header
  1. Position the insertion point in a cell that's in the column you want to use as a header.
  2. On the Table menu, point to Select, and click Column.
  3. Right-click on the column, and then click Cell Properties on the shortcut menu.
  4. Under Layout, select the Header cell check box.

Example:

Header column content content
Header column content content
Header column content content

 

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