no Data command group under Layout - convert table to text button

This is MS Word 2016 Student/Home Windows 10 

I need to convert a boatload of tables to text.  

All online sources say to find the 'convert table to text' command under:  Layout/Data Command Group/Convert Table to Text.  

There is no Data command group under my Layout tab.  There appear to be no instructions anywhere to allow me to add it to the Ribbon.  

Please advise.  


You have to look for Convert Table to Text at the contextual Layout tab which is enabled when the insertion point is inside a table. In some versions of Word, this one is called Table Tools Layout.

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Last updated November 7, 2020 Views 83 Applies to: