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Chapter 23. Customizing Views, Tables, F... > Using and Creating Tables

Using and Creating Tables

This section shows you how to use the View, Table command to change the appearance and content of the column data in the sheet views. Tables are the building blocks of Microsoft Project that control which fields are displayed in sheet views. This includes Gantt Charts because the left side of a Gantt Chart is actually a task sheet. Through the manipulation of tables, you can determine the data displayed in each column, the width of the column, the alignment of the data within the column, the title that appears at the top of the column, and the alignment of the column title. With the Table Definition dialog box, you can add new columns, delete columns, rearrange the order of columns, and make other changes in the definition of the table.

To change the display of a table, select View, Table and choose More Tables. The More Tables dialog box appears onscreen, with the currently displayed table highlighted (see Figure 23.7). You use this dialog box to perform the following procedures:


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