Formatting a Table

PowerPoint enables you to apply a variety of formats and borders to your tables including the ability to

  • Apply different styles, widths, and colors

  • Insert and delete rows and columns

  • Merge and split cells

  • Align cell text to the top, bottom, or center

You want to use the Tables and Borders toolbar to access all PowerPoint's table formatting options. If this toolbar doesn't currently display, you can open it by clicking the Tables and Borders button on the Standard toolbar or by selecting View, Toolbars, Tables and Borders. Table 4.1 lists all the buttons on this toolbar.

Table 4.1. Tables and Borders Toolbar Buttons
Button Name Description
Draw Table Draws a custom table
Eraser Erases column and row lines in a custom table
Border ...

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