Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Merge and Split Cells
Open a presentation in PowerPoint.
In Normal view, under the Slides tab, select the slide
that contains the table you want to modify.
To merge (combine) cells in your table, do one of the
• Select the cells you want to merge. Note that they
must be adjacent to one another. In the Ribbon, click
the Layout tab. In the Merge group, choose Merge
Cells, as shown in Figure 10-14.
• In the Ribbon, click the Design tab. In the Draw
Borders group, click Eraser. Select the cell borders you
want to erase. When done, press the Esc button.
Figure 10-14: Merge your selected cells to combine them
To split a cell in your table, select your desired cell.
In the Ribbon, click the Layout And Table Tools tab. In
the Merge group, click Split Cells and then do one of the
following, as shown in Figure 10-15.
• To divide the cell vertically, enter the number of cells
you want in the Number Of Columns field.
• To divide the cell horizontally, enter the number of
cells you want in the Number Of Rows field.
Figure 10-15: Spilt a cell into two