These instructions are written for OneNote 2016, but the steps should be similar to versions as far back as OneNote 2010.
Tables can be used to organized like groups of information. For instance, you might keep a list of all your favorite songs. Information that might be captured in a table about your favorite songs could include: song title, artist, a short description of what the song is about, and length of the song. Each of those elements can be titles across the top of the table, then each row below would represent each song in your favorites list.
Create a Table on a Page
Add a Column
You can add a column to the left or the right of whatever column the cursor is currently in when it is in a table.
Add a Row
You can add a row in the same manner as adding a column. Place your cursor in any cell in the row where you wish to add a row, then click the Insert Above or Insert Below button in the Layout tab of the Table Tools menu.
Alternately, Ctrl + Enter will add a row below the current row.
Sort a table
Sorting is a new feature in Microsoft OneNote 2013. You will not find this feature available in the older versions.
Sorting rows in an older version of Microsoft OneNote
Sorting rows in an older version of Microsoft OneNote is more of a manual process. One work-around is to copy the table into a spreadsheet application such as Microsoft Excel and performing the sort there. However, if you only have a couple rows that need to be shifted around, you can move a row in the following manner.
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