Can I place tables side-by-side in Confluence?

Is there a way in Confluence to place individual tables side-by-side?  That is, like this:

x x x

instead of this:

x

x

x

 

Thanks.

2 answers

Hello Forrest,

You can use the page layout feature to accomplish this. But I would also look into using the Section/Column macros, they allow for more freedom.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/column-macro-51872396.html

Thanks,

A

The problem with this is that it is not easy to 'align' the rows in the two different sections.

I have a table excertped from one page and then I am tried to created more columns for that original table were I can add more content (which cannot belong in the original table.

Workaround: I typed a letter on the line above one of the tables & changed the text color to white so it wouldn't show on the published page.  I had to play around with the text formatting but it worked for me and the tables in the 2 sections appear aligned now.

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Yes, you can use page layouts to do this. Checkout https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/page-layouts-columns-and-sections-275188613.html.

You can also insert section and column macros on any pages. In your case, it might be as simple as adding a new section with 3 columns and placing the tables in those columns.

Thank you, this is very helpful.

It doesn't look like I can move a table into another section (bummer) as I already created 6 of them.  Or am I mistaken?

Davin Studer Community Champion Nov 01, 2017

If you position your cursor before the table and hit shift + down arrow till you have selected the whole table you can cut and paste it elsewhere.

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