PowerPoint > PowerPoint 2003 Foundation > Using Tables on Slides

Create a Table

PowerPoint can be used to create simple table layouts, however bare in mind that complex tables and small text may be difficult to read by your audience.

  1. If you are using a content or table slide layout, click the table icon
  2. Insert table icon

    Otherwise either change the slide layout to one of the content, text and content or the table layouts and click the table icon, or insert one manually into the current slide by clicking Insert > Table

    Changing slide layout   Inserting a table

  3. The Insert Table dialogue box is displayed
  4. Insert table dialogue box

    Enter the number of rows and columns that you need

  5. Click Ok
  6. The table is inserted onto the slide and the Table and Borders toolbar appears t assist with further table formatting

    Table inserted onto slide

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