Formatting tables


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Formatting tables

Once we finish the majority of our data entry, we can worry about formatting the table. We generally want to save this for the end, because it's a bummer to format the table just right and then find that we have to add more cells only to make us format it again. For this table we're going to want to adjust the colors, cell alignment, and overall height of the table. Let's start with the colors. When I have my cursor anywhere inside the table, the Table tool, Design, and Layout tabs appear in the Ribbon. Design lets me change colors easily by pulling down the Table Styles gallery and looking through the options.

The colors that we have to choose from come from the color set that we applied when choosing a theme. On the left, under Table Style Options, I have a variety of settings I can control that affect the look of the table. Header Row makes my very first row look a little different. If I turn it off, you'll see how that looks now. We want this on because our top row indicat...

Formatting tables
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Formatting tables provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Diskin as part of the PowerPoint 2010 Essential Training

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