How to create a table in powerpoint

Working with Tables

Tables are another tool you can use to display information in PowerPoint 2016. A table is a grid of cells arranged in rows and columns. Tables can be customized and are useful for various tasks such as presenting text information and numerical data.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to insert tables, and apply table styles, and format tables.

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Table command.
  2. Hover your mouse over the diagram squares to select the number of columns and rows in the table. In other way, click and select insert table choose the number of column and number of rows.


Modifying the table style

  1. On the Table Tools Design tab, in the Table Styles group, click the More down arrow to open the table style gallery
  2. Click the Table Tools Design tab, and locate the Table Styles.
  3. Click the More drop-down arrow to see all of the table styles.

Change the table styles options:

Once you've chosen a table style, you can turn various options on and off to change the appearance of the table. There are six options: Header Row, Total Row, Banded Rows, First Column, Last Column, and Banded Columns.

  1. Click anywhere on the table. The Table Tools tab will appear.
  2. Click the Tools Design tab.
  3. Hover the mouse over each option in the Table Style Options group to see an explanation of what it does, and check or uncheck the desired options.