Increasing Spacing Between Table Rows in InDesign

By Lori Kaufman

You can insert tables into your InDesign projects and use them to organize and display your content more efficiently. The program also allows you to change the aspect of the tables and increase the spacing between the table rows, if you feel the table is too small or if the data doesn't display correctly. Table cells can hold anything from plain text to images.

Open the project you want to edit in InDesign and locate the table you want to edit.

Select the "Selection" tool from the toolbox or press "V" or "Escape."

Double-click on the table you want to edit to place the insertion cursor inside one of the cells of the table.

Click "Table," select "Cell Options" and click "Rows and Columns" to open the Cell Options window. The "Rows and Columns" tab is selected by default.

Choose "Exactly" from the "Row Height" drop-down box and then increase the height of the rows by increasing the value in the box next to "Row Height."

Click "OK" to apply the changes and then press "Ctrl-S" to save the changes.


Information in this article applies to Adobe InDesign CS6. It may vary slightly or significantly with other versions or products.