Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Copy a Table from Microsoft
Word or Excel 2007
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
In Normal view, under the Slides tab, select the slide on
which you want to copy a table from Word or Excel.
Open Word, select your desired table, and in the
Ribbon, click the Layout And Table Tools tab. In the
Table group, click the arrow next to Table and choose
Select Table from the drop-down list, as shown in
In Excel, click the upper left cell of your table and drag
diagonally to select the table.
Figure 10-5: Copy your Word table
In the Ribbon, click the Home tab; in the Clipboard
group, click Copy. Note that you can also right-click
anywhere within the selection of cells and choose
Copy from the context menu.
In PowerPoint, in the Ribbon, click the Home tab; in
the Clipboard group, click Paste. Your table is inserted
on the slide.
Resize the table by dragging a corner sizing handle; click
and drag the table to reposition it. To enter or format
data, see “Enter Table Text in PowerPoint,” or “Format
Table Text,” later in this chapter. Our sized and formatted
slide appears in Figure 10-6.
Figure 10-6: Paste it into PowerPoint