In my previous post, I explained how to split a table into multiple tables.

In this lesson you’ll learn how to merge tables in word.

Without further ado, below are the steps to merge two or more tables as one.

Video illustrating how to merge tables in MS Word
  • Step 1: Locate the table handle.

When you place your pointer on any table in word, you’ll see a plus sign at the top left corner of the table. That sign is the table handle. This is what is used to merge tables in word.

How to merge tables in word
  • Step 2: Using the table handle, drag to move the table until the top border aligns with the bottom border of the other table you are merging with.

The two tables will merge as soon as you release the mouse button.

How to merge tables in word

This is how you merge two tables in Word.

Thanks for reading this guide.