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


  1. Open our practice presentation.
  2. On the last slide, insert a table with 5 columns and 3 rows.
  3. In the first row, type the name of the months January through May. In the second and third rows, type sale amounts of your choice (for example, $1329).
  4. Change the style of the table.
  5. Insert a column on the left side of the table.
  6. On the second row of the new column, type North Region. On the third row, type South Region.
  7. Delete the last column.
  8. Resize your table so it takes up the majority of the slide.
  9. Center your text horizontally and vertically.
  10. When you're finished, your slide should look something like this (table style and colors may vary):
    Tables Challenge