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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Arranging Text in Tables

Another option (other than a text box) for placing text on a slide is the table. A table can be very useful when you want to display numerical information in an easy-to-read format or want to arrange information in columns or rows. The intersection of a table column and row is referred to as a cell.

The easiest way to create a table on a slide is to create a new slide that uses the Title and Content layout (or use any slide with a content option); insert the new slide using the New Slide command on the Home tab. In the content area of the slide, select the Insert Table icon. The Insert Table dialog box opens, as shown in Figure 18.11.

Figure 18.11. The Insert Table dialog box.

Specify the number of columns and the number ...

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