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How can I add a column *before* the first column in the new editor?


I'm able to add a column after the current column in the "new editing experience" but I can't find either a way to insert a new column before the first column nor it seems to be documented.

Any advice appreciated.

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Hello mmquasar,

If you hover your mouse in the area above the column header of the first column, you should see a plus sign appear above the left edge of the column. Click that plus sign to insert a column.

Screen Shot 2020-06-12 at 3.17.07 PM.pngI hope that helps you.

Hi Trudy, thank you for the helpful visual.

In fact the page in question seems to be broken in some way because the first '+' symbol does not appear while hovering the area numbered 2 in your picture.



Just to test it out I've created a new table and it works as suggested. Because I've originally copied the page which has been created with the former editor I suggest that during the migration to the new editor sth went wrong.

Anyway, I appreciate your effort!

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