The Hermit MS-Word

Step-by-step instructions on how to convert an MS-Word table to a list.

Converting an MS-Word table to a list

In MS-Word

  1. Select the entire table by dragging in the Selection bar from first row through last
  2. Click on the Table Tools Layout tab
  3. In the Data group click on 'Convert to text'
  4. In the Convert table to text dialog box, click 'Other' and then type a dash (-)
  5. Click Ok

The table is converted to a list with the columns (names) separated by dashes.