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PowerPoint 2007: Inserting & Deleting Columns and Rows

PowerPoint 2007: Inserting & Deleting Columns and Rows

No matter how much pre-planning you do, you’ll invariably need to either insert more rows or columns or remove existing rows or columns.

Inserting Rows

You can use the Shortcut Menu or the Ribbon when inserting rows.

Inserting Rows Using the Ribbon

     
  1. Select a row in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Choose the Insert Above or Insert Below command in the Rows & Columns group on the Table Tools Layout Contextual Tab
     

 

Inserting Rows Using the Shortcut Menu

     
  1. Select a row in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Right-click the selected row
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Insert from the Shortcut Menu
     
  6.  
  7. Choose Insert Rows Above or Insert Rows Below
     

Deleting Rows

You can use with the Shortcut Menu, Keyboard or the Ribbon when deleting rows.

Deleting Rows Using the Ribbon

     
  1. Select a row in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3.  Choose the Delete command in the Rows & Columns group on the Table Tools Layout Contextual Tab
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Delete Rows
     

Deleting Rows Using the Shortcut Menu

     
  1. Select a row in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Right-click the selected row
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Delete Rows from the Shortcut Menu
     

Deleting Rows Using the Keyboard

     
  1. Select a row in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Press [CTRL]+X
     

Inserting Columns

You can use the Shortcut Menu or the Ribbon when inserting columns.

Inserting Columns Using the Ribbon

     
  1. Select a column in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Choose the Insert Left or Insert Right command in the Rows & Columns group on the Table Tools Layout Contextual Tab
     

 

Inserting Columns Using the Shortcut Menu

     
  1. Select a column in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Right-click the selected column
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Insert from the Shortcut Menu
     
  6.  
  7. Choose Insert Columns to the Left or Insert Columns to the Right
     

Deleting Columns

You can use with the Shortcut Menu, Keyboard or the Ribbon when deleting columns.

Deleting Columns Using the Ribbon

     
  1. Select a column in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Choose the Delete command in the Rows & Columns group on the Table Tools Layout Contextual Tab
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Delete Columns
     

Deleting Columns Using the Shortcut Menu

     
  1. Select a column in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Right-click the selected column
     
  4.  
  5. Choose Delete Columns from the Shortcut Menu
     

Deleting Columns Using the Keyboard

     
  1. Select a column in an existing table
     
  2.  
  3. Press [CTRL]+X