How to Format Tables in MS Excel
Now we will see how we can format tables in MS Excel.
For creating table we have an option in our HOME tab also so as 'Format as
Table', otherwise we can also use 'Ctrl+T' shortcut key for creating table.
To select all the data in our Excel sheet we will press 'Ctrl+A' shortcut
key, and then after to check that all our data is completely selected we
can press 'Ctrl+.' shortcut key to see on each corner cell of our data that
it is properly selected or not.
Now to convert the data into table format we will first select all the
data, and then click insert table in our INSERT tab, and hence table will
While creating table the only thing which you have to keep in mind is that
no row should be kept empty.
Also when our table will be created we will see a 'Table tools' option
above our DESIGN tab, which provide different styles and formats of table
like dark, medium, light etc..
We have also other option like banded rows in banded columns in MS Excel
which we can change according to our requirement from 'Table tools'.
If you want to highlight first column or last column then we can select
their separate options which are already present in DESIGN column.
We have an option of 'Total row' which will give us a row at last which
will show the Total of our data which we have taken.
In table we have a very good functionality which is known as 'Slicer'. It
is used to filter all the data of our table. When we use this option we can
see that some particular columns which we selected are shown in a dialogue
box in front of our screen. Then we can select any data which we want to be
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