How to Make and Insert a Table in Canva

The easiest way to make and insert a table in Canva is to find the “Elements” button in the side menu and scroll down to find the “Tables” feature. Click on “See all” to find all the options, and click on any table to add it to your design.

Hi! My name is Yana, and I’ve been working with Canva for the last six years. I’ve used Canva for creating ads, banners, and content for social media and blogs. Sometimes I need to make and insert tables into my design, so I have a good understanding of how Canva can help you to do it. 

Today I will walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to create a nice table in Canva. I also will show you how to make a table in Canva mobile version and how to insert a table from outside Canva.

How to Make and Insert a Table in Canva Web

Creating a table in Canva is a straightforward process. Thanks to the update that Canva launched in November 2022, now you can insert the preset tables into your design and don’t need to make a table from scratch. 

This feature is free and available on both Canva web and mobile applications.

How to Make and Insert a Table in Canva Web

Step 1. Open a design file.

Start working on a new design file by choosing its dimensions, or open an existing file in Canva.

Step 2. Find Tables feature.

In the open design file, find a side menu and Elements button in it. Click on it and scroll down to see the Tables button. Here you can find different table options and choose the one that works for you the best. 

Click on any table to insert it into your design and start customizing it.

Step 3. Modify your table.

Choose your table and click on the icon with three dots to change the number of rows and columns. You can change the sizes of rows or columns or of the table itself by dragging any of its corners. To add some text to a table cell, click on it to start typing.

You also can modify the colors, margins, spacing, and borders by finding more options in the top right corner of the menu. So basically, tables in Canva are completely customizable and ready to be used.

How to Make and Insert a Table in Canva Mobile

You also can make a table using your smartphone or tablet.

Step 1. Open a design file and find the Elements button.

Open the Canva app and the design file you are working with. Tap on the + icon at the bottom left corner to open the menu. Find the Elements button, tap on it and scroll down to find Tables. Choose the table design you’d like to insert into your file and tap on it.

Step 2. Modify your table.

You also can customize the table by choosing different options from the bottom menu.


You might also be interested in the following questions about making and inserting tables in Canva.

How Do I Make a Free Table in Canva?

To make a table in Canva, you will need to open a design, select the Elements from the left-side menu and scroll down to find the Tables feature. It is free and available for Canva web and mobile versions.

Can I Insert an Excel Table Into Canva?

To be able to insert an Excel table into Canva, you need to create a chart and then simply copy and paste your chart into Canva design. It will be inserted as an image with a white background.

Final Thoughts

Making tables in Canva is now easier than ever. You just need to find the one from the Canva table presets and save it in your design. The best part is that it is free for everyone and completely customizable.

How often do you use tables in your designs? Do you find this Canva feature useful? Share your opinion in the comments section below.

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