I have 7 tables on a page that need to be separated because they are each important checklists with different purposes. However, it reads poorly visually BECAUSE the tables each have 3 columns but the columns vary in width among the tables. https://womply.atlassian.net/wiki/display/BD/MCPS+-+TSR+Spec+-+CHECKLIST
Is there a way to select the width of the columns in the tables?
Thanks so much.
Luke Chapman - email@example.com
I don't know why the other answers are telling you to use a macro or code something, but this is entirely possible in Confluence.
In the table toolbar there is a dropdown on the left hand side that says Responsive". If you click it, you can change it to Fixed width. This means that the columns in your table will display with the width you've chosen, no matter what the screen resolution or platform. If you leave it as Responsive, the table will be rendered with whatever column widths the browser thinks are right.
You can change the width of columns by selecting a column line and moving it left or right.
I've found an easy way of doing this, for Server 5.7.3.
All you have to do is:
Add width="n" into the <th> tag at the beginning of the code.
<th width="100">Column Name</th>
In the code this looks like:
Do this for all columns or just the one you want to keep at a fixed width.
So for two columns you could have:
I did this yesterday and it's still working today, so it must be right!
This currently isn't possible natively in Confluence, but is possible using the Table Plus Macro which is part of the Advanced Tables for Confluence plugin. References to this:
I haven't used this particular macro yet so if you are able to use it and it works, please let us know.
I'm not sure if you have found a solution to your issue. One way to constraint the content in the table in to use the Column Macro in the cell, then embed your content in macro. You will be able constrain width of each column based on the value you input into the Column macro.
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