How to create a table in PowerPoint

PowerPoint can help you to show important data and graphics in a simple and easy way. Creating tables in PowerPoint is one of the best, and it will take you to show a lot of information in a confined space, without wasting any time or work in vain.

The first and most basic thing is to decide which slide will have a table. Once you’ve got it, let’s create it.

How to create a table in PowerPoint

In the main menu, select ”Insert”, and then ”Tables”. A small window will appear, where you can drag the mouse to select how many columns and rows will have your PowerPoint table. Sounds easy, right?

Last but not least, click on ”Insert Table”. Your selection will appear on the slide.

How to create a table in PowerPoint

If you want to add text, click on any of the rows or columns. If you want to add another row at the end of the table, click on the last cell of the last row, and press ”TAB”. 

You can always change the colour or structure of you table by choosing ”Design” tab. You will have a lot of possibilities to improve the look of you presentation.

Remember that you can add a table from Word or Excel into PowerPoint, doing a simple Copy & Paste action.

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