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PowerPoint 2000/98: Visual QuickStart Guide by Rebecca Bridges Altman

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Chapter 8. Creating Tables (Windows)

The best way to present columns of data is in a Table slide. Figures 8.1 and 8.2 show examples of tables you can create in PowerPoint.

This table has three columns.

Figure 8.1. This table has three columns.

This table has side-by-side paragraphs.

Figure 8.2. This table has side-by-side paragraphs.

Think of a table as a mini-spreadsheet, similar to the ones you may have created in Microsoft Excel or Lotus 1-2-3. Unlike in previous versions of the program, you create tables directly in PowerPoint, not in Microsoft Word.

Inserting a Table Slide

PowerPoint offers one AutoLayout for tables ...

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