What I have is a table in Word, R x C cells, filled with chronological data. Periodically, a new entry must be added in the upper left cell and all other cells must be shifted to the right and down. This could result in a new row being added add the bottom of the table. The number of columns C must remain unchanged.
To do this manually is tedious, it takes a lot of time. Word offers Cell Insertion functionality, but this only shifts cells to the right (creating a new column) or down (creating a new row for just one column). Both are insufficient for me.
What I also tried: start with a table with just one column and lots of rows and then converting it to a table with size R x C, with Word automatically redistributing the cell contents over the whole table. I have not been able to find this function.
I would like to think that I am not the only one in need of such functionality, but my Googling hasn't given me any solutions yet.