Splitting cells into several rows or columns is convenient to use when you want to create complex tables (for example, in design documentation).

The following limitations currently apply:

You cannot split multiple cells at the same time.

You cannot split a cell into columns and rows at the same time.

If a cell that consists of merged columns/rows is selected for splitting, the number of columns/rows into which it is split should be the divisor of the number of merged columns/rows. For example, if a cell consists of 8 merged columns, it can be split into 1, 2, 4, or 8 columns. If a cell consists of 6 merged rows, it can be split into 1, 2, 3, or 6 rows.

To split a cell, follow these steps:

1.Select the cell.

2.Run the Split Cell command in one of the following ways:

In the Command menu, select Format > Table > Split Cell.

On the Toolbar, in the Table section, click t_table_split_cell Split Cell.

Right-click the selected cell and choose Split Cell command from the context menu.

Press alt Option+shift Shift+M.

3.In the Split Cell window:

Specify the number of columns or rows into which you want to split the selected cell. The number can be entered manually, selected using the counter, by pressing ↓ and ↑ keys, or by scrolling the mouse wheel.

Click OK.

The data from the split cell is placed in the upper left cell of the resulting range. Cells in the range will retain the formatting of the split cell.

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