Create a table where all the numbers line up perfectly

Many presenters have to include table of numbers on their slides to present operational or financial information. In an effort to make all the numbers line up properly, presenters use leading spaces to try to properly position numbers of different lengths. This almost never works and the misalignment makes the audience wonder what is going on. This video shows you a simple and quick way to make numbers line up in a text box or table. You will see how simple it really is. This video comes from a live webinar where you see the exact technique demonstrated step-by-step. Click the Full Screen button in the lower right of the video to make it as large as your screen so it is easier to see the step-by-step instructions.

By Dave Paradi

Dave Paradi has over twenty-two years of experience delivering customized training workshops to help business professionals improve their presentations. He has written ten books and over 600 articles on the topic of effective presentations and his ideas have appeared in publications around the world. His focus is on helping corporate professionals visually communicate the messages in their data so they don't overwhelm and confuse executives. Dave is one of fewer than ten people in North America recognized by Microsoft with the Most Valuable Professional Award for his contributions to the Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams communities. His articles and videos on virtual presenting have been viewed over 3.5 million times and liked over 14,000 times on YouTube.