How to Move or Resize Tables in PowerPoint?

Do you like everything to be tidy and symmetric? If you are like me then the answer to this is most likely yes! But, how does one do this when working with a table in PowerPoint?

Moving a Table on the Same Slide in PowerPoint

You have to first click anywhere on the table to select it. Then move the cursor to the edge of the table and click on the move cursor.

Moving a Table to Another Slide in PowerPoint

Step-1: First step is to “Right Click” on the table that you want to move. Then click on the “Cut” option from the context menu.


From the slide thumbnail pane on the left side of the screen, open the slide where you want to move the table. Then “Right Click” anywhere on the slide and select the “Paste” option from the right-click menu.

Click on the table that you want to resize. Then click and drag any of the white dots on the edges of the table.

Method 1 – Drag the Table Edges

Method 2 – Enter a Specific Table Size

Step-1: In the open slide, click on the table. Then click on the “Layout” tab in the menu ribbon located at the top of the screen.


In the “Table Size” group of the “Layout” tab, click on the “Height” box and type in your preferred table height. Similarly, click on the “Width” box and type in the table width to resize the selected table.

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