Use tables in PowerPoint presentations to display important data. Learn to use the PowerPoint table function in this lesson.


  1. Open an existing PowerPoint Presentation. If you want, you can use our practice presentation.
  2. Insert a new table with three columns and four rows. If you are using the example, resize the table on slide 3.
  3. Apply a table style.
  4. Use the table style options to make your table have banded rows and a header row.
  5. Delete a column from the table.
  6. Add a border to one of the rows in the table.
  7. Try using the commands on the Layout tab to see how they affect your table.