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Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2010 Step by Step by Joyce Cox and Joan Lambert

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Chapter 7. Add Tables

Chapter at a Glance

Add Tables

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Insert tables.

Format tables.

Insert and update Excel worksheets.

Often you will want to bolster the argument you are making in a Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation with facts and figures that are best presented in a table. Tables condense information into highly structured row and column grid formats so that identifying categories or individual items and making comparisons is easier. You can place a table on any PowerPoint slide, whether or not it includes a content placeholder.

If the tabular information already exists—for example, as a Microsoft Excel worksheet—you ...

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