Do your tables look out of place on the page? There’s no need
to try and click and drag them into place. Word’s Table Properties makes it
easy to position your tables so they automatically align with the surrounding
text. For example, suppose you just created a table which by default aligns
itself along the left margin with all surrounding text pushed below it. You
would like your table to align at the right margin and the text to wrap around
it. Follow these steps:

  1. Select
    the table.
  2. Right-click
    the selected table and click Table Properties.
  3. Under
    Alignment, click Right.
  4. Under
    Text wrapping, click Around.
  5. Click

If the table borders have the text too
closely wrapped around them, right-click the selected table again, and click
the Positioning button from the Table Properties window. You can then adjust
the spacing around the table, by increasing the Top, Left, Bottom or Right
distance from the surrounding text.

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