Create reusable tables in Word with AuthorTec Custom Tables

Creating tables in Word is not that hard, but formatting them can be a lot of work, and there is no way to save your tables for reuse.

AuthorTec Custom Tables provides ready-to-use formatted tables that are easy to customize and save for use in new documents.

With AuthorTec Custom Tables is you can:

  • Use the included formatted tables

  • Modify the included tables to create your own unique custom tables

  • Reuse the included tables and the custom tables you create.


Free! Use AuthorTec Custom Tables for Free

Currently, you can download and use this tool for free. We encourage you to do so right now. The ability to quickly create and save custom tables for reuse is a major productivity boost and it will help you make better use of tables, which are such a handy way to corral and present content in Word documents.


How to Access & Use

Open the Word document that needs a table.

  1. Click the Insert tab along the top of your screen and you will see the new AuthorTec Custom Tables button.

  2. Use AuthorTec Custom Tables to insert one of the included tables; or modify one to create your own custom table. The tables you create will be added to the collection of tables available for insertion into any of your Word documents.

  3. Learn how to use AuthorTec Custom Tables with our Tutorial and by using the instructions that are built into the software.

  4. Please feel free to contact us if you need additional help.


Why use tables?

Tables provide several benefits when working in Word. They:

  • are a great way to control content placement

  • visually group text to convey a relational context

  • guide readers eyes and make information easier to take in at a glance.

Luckily, AuthorTec Custom Tables helps you with setting up attractive tables to meet your unique needs.


AuthorTec Custom Tables is a Microsoft Office add-in.

It runs with:

  • PC Office 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010

  • Mac Office 2019 and 2016

  • Office 365 with a PC or Mac desktop version of Office.

Please review our System Requirements for additional technical information.