Microsoft Office Basic Training: Add a Table

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Using Tables in your documents is a great way to display data in neat rows and columns.  In this month’s Microsoft Office Basic Training Series, we will share with you how to add a table in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Add a table in Word, PowerPoint, or Outlook

  1. Select where you want to add a table in your file.
  2. Select Insert > Table.
  3. Hover over the boxes in the grid until you get the number of rows and columns you want.
  4. Select the boxes to insert the table.

Add a table in Excel

  1. Select the cells you want to include in your table.
  2. Select Insert > Table.
  3. Select OK.

Format or add a table style

  1. Select the table.
  2. Select Design and choose a Table Style from the gallery that opens.

Add text to a table

  • To add text to a cell, select it and enter some text.


If a picture is worth a thousand words, then check out Microsoft’s helpful video for more details.

As always, Garner IT is here for any questions you may have with Microsoft Office products!


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