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

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Chapter 9. Creating Tables (Mac OS)

The best way to present columns of data is in a Table slide. Figure 9.1 shows an example of a table you can create in PowerPoint.

A table slide presents data.

Figure 9.1. A table slide presents data.

Think of a table as a mini-spreadsheet, similar to the ones you may have created in Microsoft Excel or Lotus 1-2-3. You can even build formulas in PowerPoint tables.

When you create tables in PowerPoint, you actually use the Microsoft Word program. When you're creating or editing a table, you'll notice the Word application icon in the upper right corner of your screen ( Figure 9.2 ).

Figure 9.2. You create and edit tables in Microsoft Word.

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