How to put Tables side by side in Word

Creating a table in the word is very simple, but what if you want to create multiple tables and want to place them side by side?

There are several ways to create multiple tables side by side. Here we show the two easiest ways to create more than one table side by side.

1. Create Multiple Tables Side by Side in Word With Table Caption.

By using word table caption we put multiple tables side by side. Now we show the live preview below. And follow those tricks step by step.

Step 1: Go to the insert option. 

Insert Option
Insert Option

Step 2: Click on the table and select how much you want rows and columns. Here we select 2 rows and 1 column. 

Two Rows One Column
Two Rows One Column

Step 3: On the table left corner see a box. Click the box with the right button and select table properties. And click the borders and shading option.

Table Properties
Table Properties

Step 4: Now select none to remove the out-of-borders of the tables and click ok. And insert two tables into individual cells.

Border
Border
Insert Caption
Insert Caption

Step 5: Select table 1 and right-click to go for insert caption. The caption will be auto-generated. Similarly, you can add captions to the 2nd table.

Insert Caption
Insert Caption

Step 6: Now you can edit your caption to bold, italic, underline, and also can change the text color. Now you show two tables side by side in word.

Edit Caption
Edit Caption

2. Generate the Movable and Multiple Tables Side by Side in Word.

Step1: Here we share the tricks on how you can do this easily. First, you have to go to the insert option and click the text box to select a simple text box.

Text Box
Text Box

Step 2: Now we add a table to this box. As like 1st method you can select the row and column as you need. You move and resize it easily. Similar way you can add tables with a text box.

Text Box
Text Box

Step 3: Here we create three tables. But show the box outline.

Multiple Tables
Multiple Tables

Step 4: To remove the box outline at first select it and go to the format option. Now select the none(no fill and no outline) option from shape fill and shape outline.

Box Outline
Box Outline

Step 5: Similar way, remove the text outline from other tables. That’s why we create multiple tables and can move them as we want. 

Remove Text Outline
Remove Text Outline

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