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How do I use Handy Statuses macro in a Table Filter macro?

I am trying to use Handy Statuses within a Filtered Table macro. The Handy Statuses work on a non-filtered table, but when I put that table inside a Table Filter macro, I can no longer change the Handy Statuses from the View page (but can edit them in the edit page, which defeats the purpose of the "handy status" tool).

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Hello @Jasmine Powers ,

Thank you for your interest in Handy Status. 

This macro works within tables filtered with Table Filter and Charts for Confluence in Server and Data Center.

As for Cloud, we have more technical limitations to consider. At the moment, Handy Status can only be filtered within a table with Table Filter enabled. It can't be switched. As a workaround here I can suggest using Confluence Cloud native Excerpt and Excerpt Include macros. Thus, you'll get the source table with Handy Status that can be switched in the page view mode and another one filtered with Table Filter. You won't duplicate the information, though, and it will be updated automatically. Please see the screenshots below.

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We are aware of the fact that customers love using Handy Macros for Confluence in the combination with Table Filter and Charts for Confluence so we'll keep an eye 

How would I use these macros in this context? I have [high, medium, low] priority statuses as well as [not started, in progress, complete, on hold] task statuses in the same table.

Hi @Jasmine Powers 

If you need to filter more than one column, just choose to add another filter to the second table.

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The number of filters and the required columns can be customized. Note that due to the combination of the Excerpt and Excerpt include macros the data is synchronized across pages.

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If you need more information about how to filter tables in Confluence with Table Filter and Charts for Confluence refer to the documentation.

Best regards,

Elena

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