Inserting Cells. How do we insert cells in a Confluence table?

.. E.g. So cells to the left or right remain the same but cells underneath all get pushed down.

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Hi Hugh,

 

You have following options to modify your table:

Table.PNG

From left to right:

  • Insert row before your selected row
  • Insert row after your selected row
  • Delete selected row
  • Cut Table row
  • copy table row
  • paste table row
  • insert column before
  • insert column after
  • delete column
  • merge table cells
  • split merged table cells
  • heading row
  • heading column
  • change cell colour
  • remove table

 

 

If you need more help with tables, please ask. If you want to learn about them by yourself, here is the documentation about "working with tables".

 

regards

@Hugh Bathurst, Was this the answer you are looking for? regards.

Thanks for sharing JD. That's not what I'm looking for no. I was wanting to insert one (or more) cell without effecting neighbouring cells as can be done in MS XL "Shift Cells Down" option after right clicking on a cell. Since posting this question, I've learned that tables within a table appear to do what I want. - HB

I have the same question and would love to see a solution.   The work-around of course is to make the changes in an Excel spreadsheet, delete your table in Confluence, and then re-import your Excel spreadsheet in as a table.

I got around this in a bit of a long winded way.

To add an extra cell to a cell, I add a row in the place where I want the extra cell, which will add a row to all the cells I don't want :). Then I proceed to use the "Merge table cells" option over all the cells I didn't want split, which recombines them and just leave the cell I wanted to add the cell to.

Hope that made sense.

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