Text editor WordPad

WordPad is a text editor that is installed by default on all Windows operating systems. Unlike Notepad, this program is able to not only edit, but also reformat the text. In addition, WordPad supports graphical objects, and can import objects from other programs. But compared to other text editors it's quite a simple app with limited features.

Create a table in WordPad

To insert a table in WordPad requires the presence another software that is able to create tables. For example, Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word. First you need to run the text editor WordPad. The easiest way to find it by going to the start menu and typing the program name in the "search programs and files". Next you need to specify the location in the document where you wish to place the table (by putting the mouse cursor in a certain place).

To insert a table in WordPad, it must in the menu bar (at the top of the document), select "Insert" and "Insert object". This will open a new dialog box, on the left side which you need to select "Create new" and then in the field "object Type" to choose a program that is able to work with spreadsheets. For example, select "Microsoft Excel Worksheet". After pressing the "OK" button will begin processing the insert object and a new window will open Microsoft Excel.

In the next window of Excel you can create a table of the necessary size, fill it with data, here to format, etc. all changes in Excel will be instantly displayed in WordPad – it will draw a table, it will appear, write one word and it will appear immediately.

The table is saved as a picture, and it will be possible to move the document to any location. And if you need to edit some of the data is enough to click twice on the table and again a window will open MS Excel where you can make changes.

To import a table from MS Word to WordPad too easy. You need to select again in the menu bar "Insert – Insert object" and choose in the field "object Type" item "Microsoft Word Document". In the window that opens MS Word to draw a table in two ways. The first is to choose in the menu bar and "table – Draw table button and manually draw a table. The second way is to select in the panel menu table – Insert – table, to specify the number of columns and rows and the program will draw a table. Cut or copy it is not required, since all changes are automatically saved in WordPad.