How to Create Tables in Excel 2007-2013

How to Create Tables in Excel 2007-2013

Quick start: Create an Excel table

To make working with data easier, you can organize data in a table format on a worksheet.

Data in an Excel table

Tables provide easy filtering, in addition to calculated columns and total rows, which make calculations simple.

 

How?

Icon image On a worksheet, select the range of cells that you want to include in the table. The cells can be empty or can contain data.
Icon image On the Home tab, in the Styles group, click Format as Table, and then click the table style that you want.

Styles group on the Home tab

Keyboard shortcut    You can also press CTRL+L or CTRL+T.

Icon image If the selected range contains data that you want to display as table headers, select the My table has headers check box in the Format as Table dialog box.

Table headers display default names if you do not select the My table has headers check box. You can change the default names by selecting the default header that you want to replace, and then typing the text that you want