PowerPoint 2010: Creating Shapes with Tables Inside - How to Create a table with Nifty Rounded Corners? [Video]

In this quick video series of PowerPoint, we learn using SmartArt graphics, "you can create a pyramid with text rows." But what if you want an upside down triangle, or a circle, or a hexagon instead?Here are a couple of neat tricks for creating your own custom shapes with table rows inside.For more inforamtion about […]

In this quick video series of PowerPoint, we learn using SmartArt graphics, "you can create a pyramid with text rows." But what if you want an upside down triangle, or a circle, or a hexagon instead?

Here are a couple of neat tricks for creating your own custom shapes with table rows inside.

For more inforamtion about using tables and SmartArt graphics in PowerPoint, try the following links:

  • Add a table to a slide
  • Create a table with nifty rounded corners
    Tables with rounded corners are friendlier, more contemporary, more Web 2.0. But you can't create them automatically. Here's how you can achieve this effect using a handful of workarounds that include shapes, gradient colors, and background fills.

  • Convert slide text to a SmartArt graphic