Scrollable Tables with Sticky Headings

I have loads of pages with tables of information. Cells in the tables are linked using Links and Anchors to provided users with the ability to see relevant associated information.

I am running v5.9.4

I have 2 problems that I can't find an answer to:

1) How can I create Scrollable Tables that are independant of the page?

2) Where tables are more than a screenful, how can I retain the headings when navigating from a page to another page table with an Anchor a long way down the table.

2 answers

0 votes
Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jun 26, 2017

Hi Jim,

you can add a separately scrollable space on a confluence page with CSS.

Add a CSS Stylesheet to your page:

  .panel {  width:1100px;  height:600px;  overflow: auto;  } 

 Then add a regular panel and put the large table into that panel.

{panel:borderColor=white|bgColor=white}  the Table  {panel}

Thanks for your reply Thomas, I was hoping there would be something out of the box.

I guess I'm going to have to get my hands dirty and learn some coding stuff :-)

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Jun 27, 2017

Hi Jim, 

it's not too hard to implement this but if you experience any problems, don't hesitate to ask.

@Thomas Schlegel hi, where should i put the code below? in the space editor or stylesheet? thanks in advance

{panel:borderColor=white|bgColor=white}  the Table  {panel}
Like 1 person likes this

Hello Jim,

If you have Table Filter and Charts add-on installed in your Confluence, you can use Table Filter macro freezing rows option as a workaround.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Feb 06, 2019 in Confluence

Try out the new editing experience

Hi team, I’m Avinoam, a product manager on Confluence Cloud, and today I’m really excited to let the Community know that all customers can now try out the new editing experience and see some of the ...

1,364 views 97 8
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you