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How to add additional row/column to the existing table

Hello,

How to add additional row/column to the existing table? What is the shortcut for this? 

 

Thanks,

Kris

 

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Click on the "insert row beneath" button on the toolbar, after putting the cursor on the right line.  There's no keyboard shortcut for this though.

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adding rows is easy as pie via tabbing; just enter the last row and column and hit the tab key; that will add another row at the end of the table.

- but how can I add columns?

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Click on the "insert column before or after" buttons.

Thanks @Dan Vitvass , for some reason the buttons were not working, but the tab works just fine!

george I'm New Here Jul 27, 2022

I don't see any insert column buttons.  Where do I uncover them?

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wow, thanks! I would not have found that function (that icon) without your help! super!

I'm including a screenshot with the tooltip to help others as well

Skärmavbild 2018-06-20 kl. 11.52.32.png

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If you hover over the buttons mentioned by Nic then they will show you the shortcuts.

Pretty simple:
Alt+Shift+(down arrow)  .... Insert row "After"

Alt+Shift+(up arrow)  .... Insert row "Before"

 

Alt+Shift+(right arrow)  .... Insert column "After"

Alt+Shift+(left arrow)  .... Insert column "Before"

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Thank you for posting the screen shot @Dan Vitvass, it was a tremendous help to me!

Yes thank you! Big help in finding the right buttons. 

Deleted user Oct 08, 2019

thank you for this helpful tip!

Are these options from an add-on? Without this add-on can one split cells i.e. add columns and/or rows within without add actual rows and columns to the whole table?

It's not an add-on, it's the way it worked four years ago.  And on a different platform.

Helpful, Nic. Thanks for the insight.

How about in the app? 

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I didn't find how to add row in Android app

Like Piotr Zolnierek likes this

Same for ios... a year later, still unusable without that feature

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Hmm, running into the same issue, is it impossible to add further rows using the ios app?

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Still not in the iOS app AFAIK.

Why oh whhhhhhyyyy can they not bring it in already, surely the devs are all over this type of ish! :-/ 

It really is a major drawback without this in the iOS app

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amazing, much obliged! I would not have discovered that work (that symbol) without your assistance! super!

I'm incorporating a screen capture with the tooltip to help other people also

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