Use these steps to delete a table in Google Docs.
- Go to Google Drive and open the document with the table.
Visit https://drive.google.com to access Google Drive directly.
- Right-click on one of the cells in the table.
- Choose the “Delete table” option from the right-click menu.
The steps above were performed in the desktop version of the Google Chrome Web browser, but will also work in other desktop browsers like Edge or Firefox.
Adding different objects like pictures, charts, and tables to a document can help you to present information more effectively.
But sometimes after you have put in the work of creating this information you may find that it isn’t as effective as you had hoped.
Other times you may discover that a document isn’t permitted to have these additional objects, or that they distract from the content written in the document.
Fortunately you can delete a table in Google Docs using the steps outlined above. Knowing how to perform this action can save you some frustration that can accompany trying to remove this document object, while also showing you some additional table options that can help to customize future tables.
Find out how to add page color in Google Docs if you would like to create a document with a page color other than white.
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