This command provides the capability to combine two or more cells in the same row or column into a single cell.  

 

How To Merge Cells:

  1. To Merge two or more cells begin by left-clicking on the first cell
  2. Hold down the Shift Key, and Left-click to select the required number of cells
  3. Right-click and choose Merge Cells

Icon Indicating CautionWhen designing SpecsIntact Tables, keep in mind that merged cells should not exceed the height of a page.  If necessary, consider creating separate tables in order to avoid adverse results when printing or publishing to PDF.  

 

Icon Indicating StopAvoid merging cells that exceed the height of the page.  When merging cells that exceed the height of a page, information contained in the rows and columns that would appear on the next page will be truncated. If this occurs the following warning will display.

 

Icon Indicating Helpful HintSpecsIntact tables have similar characteristics to Microsoft Worksheets. Table Editing tips can be found on the Table | Insert | Table topic.