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5. Create the table using Excel’s tools and features.
6. (Optional) If there are unused cells, resize the object again (using its selection
handles) so that they are not visible.
7. Click away from the object to deselect it and return to PowerPoint.
You’ve just created an embedded Excel object. It does not exist outside of this PowerPoint
ﬁ le; it’s a mini-Excel spreadsheet that you use just for this one presentation. If you want
to embed content from an existing Excel ﬁ le, copy and paste it as in the earlier section
on Word tables, or see Chapter 13 for more information about your options for linking and
In this chapter, you learned the ins and outs of creating and formatting tables in
PowerPoint, including how to insert, draw, move, and resize the various cells of a table as
well as how to add ﬁ lls, styles, and effects. You also learned how to integrate Excel cells
into your PowerPoint slides. In the next chapter, you learn how to draw and format objects.