I have a table in excel, but when i copy the data from excel and paste it in confluence page, its taking the data as an image. However, i would like to add the data as a table in confluence.
I have a big table, and now i dont want to type everything again in confluence as I would like to continue to track it in confluence rather than excel.
Could anyone share how this can be done ?
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Is there really not a more intuitive way of moving something as basic as a table?
Everyone is well versed in creating documents in Microsoft Office products. The default behaviour should be for a list created in Excel to paste as a table in Confluence. It's completely impractical to create a table of hundreds of lines in order to paste a table from another application.
As with a lot of these online applications, the functionality is shoehorned in making it a bespoke task, rather than supporting the majority application seamlessly.
Is there anyone who doesn't expect a seamless copy and paste operation to just work?
To resolve another issue, I just ran the "Restore Settings to their Original Defaults" option on Chrome. That resolves the problem entirely (no work-around needed).
However, if that doesn't work, the work-around below is still functional:
This is a bug/feature that must have just started- As you stated, copied Excel cells now paste into Confluence as a picture instead of text (I'm using the Chrome browser).
Here's the work-around I was able to use (instead of PPT):
1. Copy the table from Excel
2. Paste it into Word
3. Copy it from Word
4. Paste it into Confluence
This helps retain Excel's "text" when pasting into confluence.
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