Tables are another tool you can use to display information in PowerPoint. A table is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns. Tables are useful for various tasks, including presenting text information and numerical data. You can even customize tables to fit your presentation.
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Watch the video below to learn more about inserting tables in powerpoint.
To insert a table:
- From the Insert tab, click the Table command.
- Hover the mouse over the grid of squares to select the desired number of columns and rows in the table. In our example, we’ll insert a table with six rows and six columns (6×6).
- The table will appear on the currently selected slide. In our example, that’s slide 3.
- Click anywhere in the table, and begin typing to add text. You can also use the Tab key or the arrow keys on your keyboard to navigate through the table.
You can also insert a table by clicking the Insert Table command in a placeholder.