how can I create a table with calculations

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Table of Contents Macro

Hi, I have a table created in Excel, with contains calculation on rows / columns (simple calculation like adding numbers).

I want to create same table in Confluence. So including the calculations so that table is updated if the numbers change. 

I have looked at Macros -> Other Macros -> Table Plus but this table doesnt allow me to calculate on rows (right?).

It would be perfect if I could import the Excel table into Confluence and the markup and calculations would remain. 


Is this (or something similar) possible in Confluence? If so, how to do it?



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Hi Mathijs,

You can try Pivot Table macro from Table Filter and Charts add-on.

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For any calculations in Confluence, including calculations over tables, you may use CelesteCS Math for Confluence. There are versions for both Confluence Server and Confluence Cloud.

Assume you have a table with three rows and four columns: A till D with two rows and want to summarize elements from B2 to D2. Then here is the formula you should specify in A2:


If you want to calculate average value, use AVG function:


As you see, it is very simple and is similar to EXCEL with equal set of functions.

There is a plenty of other functions in the macro, so you may perform any calculations using formulas in EXCEL style.


your site is not working to see the documentation .

can you please check.

Hi Abyakta,

Here is a direct link to the documentation page: Can you open it? What is shown?


Alexey - I get a timeout when trying to access your site.  Can you please advise when it is back on line?

Hi Chad!

It should work now.


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