Select Insert table by marking the wanted size (rows and coloumns) of the table
You can change the size of the table by using the + for adding more rows or coloumns or the trash bins for removing
You can also add more rows by clicking Tab in the last cell of the table
Select colour of cells, rows or coloums by marking them and select colour from the palette.
OK to select.
Formate text by marking the text and selecting from the formate menu