WPS Office

Free All-in-One Office Suite with PDF Editor


Edit Word, Excel, and PPT for FREE.


Read, edit, and convert PDFs with the powerful PDF toolkit.


Microsoft-like interface, easy to use.

Free Download

Windows • MacOS • Linux • iOS • Android


Merge and split table cells in WPS Writer

Uploaded time: September 30, 2021 Difficulty Beginner

Merge and split table cells in WPS Writer

Merge and split table cells in WPS Writer

Today we are going to learn how to merge and split table cells in a document.

Take this table as an example.

· Merge cells

Here, we can merge cells. Select the cell in the first column and click the Merge Cells button in the Table Tools tab to merge the cells.

1 (1).gif

· Split Cells

1. If we want to divide a cell into several cells, we can select the cell that needs to be split.

2. Click the Split Cells button in the Table Tools tab.

3. In the pop-up dialog box, we can set the number of columns and rows we need to split the table into.

4. Enter 3 in Number of columns and 2 in Number of rows.

5. After setting, click the OK button.

1 (2).gif

· Split Table by Row

How can we split a part of the table into an independent table?

Take October 3rd as an example.

1. Select the October 3rd cell.

2. Click the Split Table button in the Table Tools tab.

3. In the drop-down menu, select Split Table by Row to split the table.

1 (3).gif

This skill could also be used in Microsoft Office Word and OpenOffice.

15 years of office industry experience, tech lover and copywriter. Follow me for product reviews, comparisons, and recommendations for new apps and software.