Table Cell Merging in Adobe CS5 Dreamweaver

Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Adobe CS5) Dreamweaver allows you to merge or span your table cells horizontally or vertically. Dreamweaver also makes it is easy to split a merged cell back into separate cells.

The top row’s cells have been merged.
The top row’s cells have been merged.

Merge cells in a row or column

  1. Click within a cell and then drag across to select neighboring cells in the row or drag down to select neighboring cells in the column.

  2. Choose Modify→Table→Merge Cells.

    The cells are merged.

Split a merged cell into separate cells

  1. Put the cursor in the merged cell or column.

  2. Choose Modify→Table→Split Cell.

    The Split Cell dialog box appears.

    Split cells as easily as you merge them.
    Split cells as easily as you merge them.
  3. Choose whether you want to split into rows or columns by selecting either the Rows or Columns radio button.

  4. Enter the number of rows or columns you want to create by splitting the cell in the Number of Rows/Columns text box.

  5. Click OK.

    The merged cell is now split into the number of cells you specified.

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