Go to the FGCU Homepage navigation bar
    
Technology Skills Orientation
PowerPoint Header
A-Z FGCU Index FGCU Calendar of Events Campus Tour Library Search FGCU Web FGCU Webmail Contact FGCU
«Graphics Tables Charts »

Tables are used to display data in a table format. 

Create a Table
To create a table:

  • Place the cursor on the page where you want the new table
  • Click the Insert Tab of the Ribbon
  • Click the Tables Button on the Tables Group.  You can create a table one of four ways:
    • Highlight the number of row and columns
    • Click Insert Table and enter the number of rows and columns
    • Click the Draw Table, create your table by clicking and entering the rows and columns
    • Click Excel Spreadsheet and enter data

Insert Table Drop Down

Enter Data in a Table
Place the cursor in the cell where you wish to enter the information.  Begin typing.

Enter Cell Data Graphic

Modify the Table Structure and Format a Table
To modify the structure of a table:

  • Click the table and notice that you have two new tabs on the Ribbon:  Design and Layout.  These pertain to the table design and layout.

On the Design Tab, you can choose:

  • Table Style Options
  • Table Styles
  • Draw Borders

Table Design Tab

To format a table, click the table and then click the Layout Tab on the Ribbon.  This Layout tab allows you to:

  • View Gridlines and Properties (from the Table Group)
  • Insert Rows and Columns (from the Rows & Columns Group)
  • Delete the Table, Rows and/or Columns (from the Rows & Columns Group)
  • Merge or Split Cells (from the Merge Group)
  • Increase and decrease cell size (Cell Size Group)
  • Align text within the cells and change text directions (Alignment Group)

Table Layout Tab

Insert a Table from Word or Excel

  • Open the Word document or Excel worksheet
  • Select the chart
  • Click Copy on the Home tab
  • Go to the PowerPoint document where you want the chart located
  • Click Paste on the Home tab

Copy and Paste

«Graphics Tables Charts »


Office 2007 Tutorials · Word · Excel · PowerPoint · Access

FGCU does not provide personal support for Office 2007 programs to outside parties.


© FGCU 2007. This is an official FGCU web page.
Florida Gulf Coast University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Contact the Webmaster | FGCU Directory