Microsoft Word

I have previously prepared and used large spread sheets with "Word" without any difficulty.  Today I tried to prepare a new spread sheet and cannot seem to add "rows".  After highlighting the area where I want to add a row and clicking on "insert" the drop down menu gives me only one option and that is "page break".

I pulled up an old completed spredsheet and went through the same process by highlighting an area, clicking on "insert" and the drop down menu gave me most all of the options, including adding a row.  Can someone help me with this?
blackhawk2Asked:
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dew_associatesCommented:
blackhawk, when you start a new sheet or document, it calls a basic template. It sounds as though this template has somehow been corrupted. What version of Word are you using?
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gonzal13RetiredCommented:
I would reinstal word. Save your Macros.
My problem is that on one machine I have besides the updates a toolbar for another language, which would take a long time to reinstall. I learned about 7 years ago to put tape backup units on all my own machines, and then weekly back up the esentials such as data files, which I have under one folder spreading out like a tree, e-mail addresses and favorites, but this is besides the subject.

Drew-Associates seems to be on the right track, I just wanted to add some general comments since I feel like typing today.
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blackhawk2Author Commented:
Thanks Dennis.  The problem was simply my stupidity.  I had forgotten that I had cell protection locked in and so obviously could not change anything on the spread sheet.  Once I cleared that up, I was off and running.  Thanks for you prompt help anyway.
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dew_associatesCommented:
Yup, been there, done that!
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