Chapter 8. Organizing Information by Using Tables

In this chapter

  • Find out what tables are and why you should use them

  • Learn how to create tables and put information in them

  • Discover how easy it is to format columns and rows

  • Learn how to customize table lines, borders, and fills

  • Find out how easy it is to draw a custom table

  • Learn how to place Word tables and Excel spreadsheets in a slide show

What’s a table, and why would you want to use one in a PowerPoint slide show? Tables are simply rows and columns of information. Any time you have lots of related facts and figures to present, a table is a useful way of organizing them so that the audience can quickly see and understand how they relate. This chapter explores how to create effective tables in PowerPoint, ...

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