Cells.AutoFit Method (Word)

Changes the width of a table column to accommodate the width of the text without changing the way text wraps in the cells.

Syntax

expression. AutoFit

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'Cells' collection.

Remarks

If the table is already as wide as the distance between the left and right margins, this method has no affect.

Example

This example creates a 3x3 table in a new document and then changes the width of the first column to accommodate the width of the text.

Dim docNew as Document 
Dim tableNew as Table 
 
Set docNew = Documents.Add 
Set tableNew = docNew.Tables.Add(Range:=Selection.Range, _ 
 NumRows:=3, NumColumns:=3) 
With tableNew 
 .Cell(1,1).Range.InsertAfter "First cell" 
 .Columns(1).AutoFit 
End With

This example creates a 3x3 table in a new document and then changes the width of all the columns to accommodate the width of the text.

Dim docNew as Document 
Dim tableNew as Table 
 
Set docNew = Documents.Add 
Set tableNew = docNew.Tables.Add(Selection.Range, 3, 3) 
With tableNew 
 .Cell(1,1).Range.InsertAfter "First cell" 
 .Cell(1,2).Range.InsertAfter "This is cell (1,2)" 
 .Cell(1,3).Range.InsertAfter "(1,3)" 
 .Columns.AutoFit 
End With

See also

Cells Collection Object