Shading top row of table in google docs

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How to shade the top row of a table in google docs such that it shows black background and white text?
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select the entire row
right-click and select Table properties
set Cell background color to black
click OK
select text color (A in menu bar) and click on white

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Strangely I wasn't able to find that before I posted here, probably didn't notice there were further options in the menu below.
In MS Word, when you highlight a row, and shade it black, the text automatically goes white, that's not the option here.  Is there any way to make it happen automatically rather than changing the text manually (laziness I know.....)

Also selecting a row in google docs is not like in MS Word, you cannot highlight the whole line by clicking to left side of the row.  Is that your experience?

And how do you move a whole table - the mouse pointer does not change to a little dragging icon box when you go to the top left corner.
In MS Word, when you highlight a row, and shade it black, the text automatically goes white, that's not the option here.  Is there any way to make it happen automatically rather than changing the text manually (laziness I know.....)
not that i am aware of―but this is not a permanent modification
Also selecting a row in google docs is not like in MS Word, you cannot highlight the whole line by clicking to left side of the row.  Is that your experience?
you are correct - Google docs is not Word
And how do you move a whole table - the mouse pointer does not change to a little dragging icon box when you go to the top left corner.
select the entire table then use cut/copy (Ctrl-X/Crtl-C. again, Google docs is not Word

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