Rename an Excel table

Every time that you create an Excel table, Excel assigns a default name to the table by using the following naming convention: Table1, Table2, and so on. However, you can change the name of each table to make it more meaningful to you.

  1. Click the table that you want to rename.

  2. On the Tables tab, under Tools, click Rename.

    Tables tab, Tools group

  3. On the formula bar, in the Name box, type a new table name.

    Name box

  4. Press ENTER .

See also

Create or delete an Excel table

Format an Excel table

Applies To: Excel for Mac 2011

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