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Inserting Graphics in Tables

Certainly, text works great in tables, but what if you want to put an image or a picture in one of the cells within a table? For example, let's say that you have some sales numbers, and for a quarter of the year that is not finished, you want to place an image that shows the prospective outcome rather than a number guess. No matter what you want to do, you can put pictures and images in table cells, and Keynote does all the scaling and formatting for you, which is really nice.

To put a graphic in a table, you need to return to the Table Inspector. Select the cell in question on your table, and then under Cell Background on the Table Inspector, drag the image to the image well, or just click Choose to locate the image on your Mac.

Choose the Scale to Fill option, and the image is scaled to fit inside the cell, as you can see in Figure 3.18. It's simple and easy! At this point, the image is a part of your table, and if you move the table around, the image will stay in the cell and remain formatted correctly.

Figure 3.18Figure 3.18 You can fill a single cell with an image quickly and easily.

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