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How to filter one table with a drop-down filter

To filter a table, enter the Edit mode, find Table Filter in the Insert - Other Macros menu and insert it to the page. Then either copy and paste an already existing table or create a new table inside the macro.

To specify filtering parameters in the macro browser, click inside the macro and choose Edit in the appeared menu.

To add a drop-down list of values, enter table headers in the Column(s) field or choose them from the list.

Hover over the funnel sign in the filter pane to see the number of filtered and total rows.


To make your work with long tables more comfortable, you can specify the number of top rows to show in the Show first N rows field.

How to filter more than one table

To filter two or more tables, place them inside the Table Filter macro. You can set up individual filters for tables (the Country filter in the example below) or filters that affect all tables (the City filter).

How to add a textbox filter

To add a textbox filter, enter the table header(s) in the User Filtered Columns field or choose them from the list.

How to use the global filter

Select the Global Filter option to enable filtering by all columns. In the example below, a regular expression is used to filter all rows containing the words Developer or Doe in any columns.

How to use regular expressions in textbox filters

You can use JavaScript-style regular expressions in textbox filters. 


Regular ExpressionMatched Values
[Dd]oeDoe, doe
colo(u)?rcolor, colour
Developer|ScientistDeveloper, Scientist

The full list of regular expressions is available here.

How to set default values for filters

To set your filter to some default value, enter it in the field Default Values for Filters. If you want to specify a default value for other than the first field (e.g. City in the screen shot below), put comma-separated blank spaces for each field preceding it. 

 To set more than two or more default value for a drop-down filter, connect these values with && as shown below.

How to use Table Filter with the JIRA Issues and Task Report add-ons

To filter tables produced by the JIRA Issues and Taks Report add-ons, put these macros inside the Table Filter macro.

Set filters and use Table Filter as with an normal table.

How to change the look of filters

You can remove filter names from the Confluence page by selecting Hide Labels checkbox.

Selecting the checkbox Hide Filters by Default will add the Show/Hide filter switch to the page, so that every user could control the visibility of the filter pane in the View mode.


Enter a filter field width in pixels in Filter Cells Width. To set individual parameters for each of the filters, separate the width values with commas.

How to disable filters

To temporarily disable filters, click the icon. All entered filter values will be restored when you enable filtering.