Working On a Mac with Safari Browser
The table is nested in column macro
The column macro is nested in section macro
I highlight only the table then press <command><c> to copy
When I paste what I have copied it pastes the table and the two surrounding macros, column and section even though I have only copied the table.
I just want the table not the two surrounding macros.
In the meantime, until this bug is fixed, you might like to use the built-in Web Inspector that comes with Safari (or similar "Firebug-like" extension) to delve under the hood of the rich text editor, select (just) the corresponding HTML table element (with class attribute value "confluenceTable"), copy it to the clipboard, and paste it wherever you want.
I've tried this in Safari 5.1.7 on Windows with Confluence 4.2:
Firebug in Firefox doesn't involve that kludge in step 5, so I thought I'd try "Firebug Lite" in Safari, but the "Inspect" button didn't work for me. I'm moving on.
I've previously added some related comments (about "under the covers" editing in the rich text editor) to the Confluence 4 editor - Customer Feedback page that you might find interesting.
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