Using tables in Excel 2013 can improve how your spreadsheet looks. Use the table function in Excel to also better organize content.


  1. Open an existing Excel workbook. If you want, you can use our practice workbook.
  2. Format a range of cells as a table. If you are using the example, format the cell range A2:E13.
  3. Add a row or column to the table.
  4. Choose a new table style.
  5. Change the table style options. If you are using the example, add a total row.
  6. Remove the table.