Create and format tables

Create and format tables

You can create and format a table, to visually group and analyze data.

Note: Excel tables shouldn't be confused with the data tables that are part of a suite of What-If Analysis commands (Data Tools, on the Data tab). See Introduction to What-If Analysis for more information.

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  1. Select a cell within your data.

  2. Select Home > Format as Table.

  3. Choose a style for your table.

  4. In the Format as Table dialog box, set your cell range.

  5. Mark if your table has headers.

  6. Select OK.

Need more help?

You can always ask an expert in the Excel Tech Community, get support in the Answers community, or suggest a new feature or improvement on Excel User Voice.

See Also

Overview of Excel tables

Video: Create and format an Excel table

Total the data in an Excel table

Format an Excel table

Resize a table by adding or removing rows and columns

Filter data in a range or table

Convert a table to a range

Using structured references with Excel tables

Excel table compatibility issues

Export an Excel table to SharePoint

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