Most of the people know that Word is for writing texts sometimes containing tables, and Excel is
all about tables and calculations for them. But what if you need to create a Word table with
formula. Do you need to create a table in Excel and insert it into Word? No, you don't. You can
create formulas in Word to perform simple arithmetic calculations, such as addition, subtraction,
multiplication, or division.
A lot of Word documents contain repeated information especially legal documents such as contracts,
agreements, invoices, etc. They all contain details of one or two parties that should be repeated
two or more times. You can easily create a document with all necessary information in one place
and add some special fields for duplicated information:
Word provides some simple formulas and functions without need to embed Excel tables. It is easy
to insert and use formulas:
If you have a table in the Word document, you can insert some formulas and functions in it without
using an Excel table. It is easy and fast to insert a formula to the Word table that use the
values of some table cells.
In some Word documents you need to use formulas, such as summing, subtracting, multiplying, or
dividing certain values:
When you work with complex document such as project documentation, book or diploma, you need to
insert several pages that should be excluded from the total number of document pages. For example,
if you have one document of 27 pages where 4 first pages with recommendations should be excluded
from the total number of pages:
In some cases, you want to show in your Word document the number or amount in words. You can use macros, but
Word proposes an easy and simple way by using fields.