Hi recently when I tried to copy and paste data into tables in the new Confluence pages, I noticed that numbers with the following patterns will always be rendered into list:
* Decimals with leading integer less than 10 (e.g. 8.7 will be rendered as 1. 7)
* Numbers with a minus sign (e.g. -38.89% will be rendered as * 38.89%)
(Notice the cells with " 1. 00" and "* 4.00")
I have tried pasting both formatted and unformatted data and both ways failed to prevent this behavior.
Although I can imagine that such conversion is helpful for some users, I would appreciate if there is a way to avoid it as I believe that many users use Confluence tables to document pure numbers and that having to manually convert these lists back to numbers will likely drive some of them crazy.
Is there another workaround for this issue? It's very easy to miss a cell and other viewers that don't know the issue might be confused and interprete the data incorrectly.
How about converting the minus sign to a list when there is actually a list of atleast two items? It should be fine to turn off the conversion when there is only one minus signed number in a cell.
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