Using Word Tables

Just as tables are a powerful feature in Word, they are equally powerful and effective in a PowerPoint presentation. For this reason, one of PowerPoint's slide layouts contains a table (the Table layout), and for inserting tables into a non-table layout, the Insert Table button appears on the Standard toolbar in your PowerPoint application window. If, however, you're more comfortable using Word's table tools (and the complete Table menu found in Word), you can build your table there and paste it into your PowerPoint presentation.

Inserting a Word Table

A Word table is simple to insert, and with a little forethought (how many ...

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