It means that if rows are added to table A that is above table B, Excel will move table B down to make room for the new rows in table A.

It also means that if columns are added to table A that is left of table C, Excel will move table C to the right.

The restrictions are that Excel will only attempt to add cells directly adjacent to the table that is growing. If adding those cells does not result in moving the ENTIRE table that is beneath (or right), Excel won’t allow adding the rows or columns.

Example 1: Table A has 2 columns. Table B has 2 columns and is 2 rows below Table A. We add a row to Table A. Excel insert 2 cells between A and B which moves both of B’s 2 columns. Success!

Example 2: Table A has 2 columns. Table B has **3** columns. We try to add a row to Table A. Excel attempts to insert two cells between A and B. This would only move 2 of B’s columns, not all 3. Excel aborts the insert. Failure.

Does that mean two adjacent table will grow/shrinks together?

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