Microsoft Excel is software from the Microsoft Corporation that comes bundled in its Famous Microsoft Office suite. Microsoft Office is a commercially marketed platform of which Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access form a crucial part. Microsoft Office was launched in 1990 with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint; it has now come a long way with Microsoft Office 2010 launched for Windows and Microsoft Office 2011 launched for Mac OS X.

Microsoft Excel was first launched bundled with Mac in 1985 and the first Windows version in 1987. It has come a long way since then with its latest version are the 2010 version for windows and 2011 version for Mac.

Microsoft Excel is an application in Microsoft Office suite which is used for analyzing and manipulating data in spreadsheets. There are many tools in Microsoft Excel to solve all your data management problems. One of which is tabulating Raw Data. You can create a table in Excel 2007 for storing manipulating and organizing Data in tables.

Here are some of the very simple steps you must follow to create a table in Microsoft Excel:

Step 1:

First select an empty range of cells or cells that contain the data you want to tabulate

Step 2:

Take your mouse to the Home tab, click on “Styles”. Click on the button “Format as Table”

Step 3:

Excel shows a new tab named gallery, with some formatting choices for your table. Select the one most relevant to your data.

Step 4:

Remember to select the checkbox for the ‘Heading Row’ if necessary

Step 5:

A dialogue box will open; Select the range of cells you want to convert to a table

Click ok and your table is created.

These are some simple steps can be used to create a table in Microsoft Excel. One of the major advantages of using Microsoft Excel is that its parent suite Microsoft Office comes with a new, easy to use user interface with better applications. It has been worked on time again and again by Microsoft keeping in mind the changing needs of today’s professional environment and to keep it updated and bug free. Also due to the widespread use of Microsoft Excel the user seldom has not to worry about compatible software because most offices use Microsoft Excel. It is this attribute of Microsoft Excel that separates it from its competitors and has given it a chance to carve out a niche for itself in the professional environment. You wouldn’t expect anything better from the Hands of Microsoft.