Adding Charts, Diagrams, and Tables

Learn how to add PowerPoint XP charts and diagrams, as well as PowerPoint XP tables, in this free lesson.

Inserting a table

PowerPoint also gives you the option of displaying information within your presentation in a table.

To insert a table:

  • Insert a new slide with a table icon.
  • Click the Insert Table icon.

Slide with table icon

  • When the dialog box appears, set the number of columns and rows for your table.

Table columns and rows dialog

  • Click OK.
  • Enter the data for your table.
  • To format the table, choose Format Table.

Click Format, choose Table

  • Click the tabs and make any necessary changes.
  • Click OK.