When you add a table in Microsoft Word, each table cell is separated by a default amount of space. If you want more space between each table cell, you can customize your tables and define the cell spacing for your table in the Microsoft Word table tools.
To add spacing between table cells in Word 2007:
- Place the cursor inside the table you want to modify.
- Click the Layout tab under the Table Tools tab.
- Click the Cell Margins icon in the Alignment group.
- Select the Allow Spacing between Cells check box and type a value. Alternatively, click the up/down arrows to increase or decrease the currently displayed value.
- Click OK.