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How to use Table Spreadsheet macro
The Table Spreadsheet macro allows you to add an Excel-like spreadsheet. You can work with it both in the page view and page edit mode.
▪ Adding the Table Spreadsheet macro
1. Insert the macro on a page:
Start entering /Table Spreadsheet and select the macro
On the editor pane, click Insert -> View more , find the macro and insert it on the page
The page stores your spreadsheet as an attachment. You can find more information about the attachment or download the file in the page settings.
▪ Main functions of the Table Spreadsheet macro
- Cell format
- Text settings (font, size, type, color)
- Cell color
- Border style and color
- Alignment and text placement
- Merging cells
- Freezing rows
- Automatic functions
- Multiple sheets
- Export to CSV
- Export to XLSX
- Import of Excel (xlsx, csv, ods formats)
The following info regarding the import formats should be noted:
- xlsx format partially supports formatting;
- charts, pivot tables and conditional formatting are not supported to import from Excel currently.
▪ Filtering the spreadsheet
- Click the funnel icon on the editor pane
- To sort the spreadsheet, choose the sorting type
- To filter the spreadsheet, select a column and click Create filter
- Choose a condition to filter the column by
- Confirm the settings or clear the filter, if no longer needed
▪ Adding a pivot table
- Select the pivot table macro on the editor pane
- On a new sheet, choose the settings
▪ Adding a chart
- Select the chart macro on the editor pane
- Choose chart settings
The following chart types are available:
- Line chart
- Area chart
- Column chart
- Bar chart
- Pie chart
▪ Conditional formatting
- Select a table
- Choose Conditional formatting on the editor pane
- Select a suitable formatting preset or set your own rule
▪ Reusing of the Table Spreadsheet macro
- Save data in the Table Spreadsheet macro via File->Save (to have a generated name) or via File->Save As (to name it yourself).
- Get to the page you wish for the spreadsheet's new location. Open the page in the edit mode and insert the Table Spreadsheet macro. Open the spreadsheet created earlier via File->Open->type your spreadsheet's name.
Once any changes on the page are added and saved, it will affect all the spreadsheets, treated as the same spreadsheet. The attachment, however, will be placed only on the source page where the spreadsheet was originally created and saved.
To make an independent copy of the spreadsheet to work with it further on, i.e. add it as an attachment of the selected page and reform it without affecting the original one, save the spreadsheet on the page with another name via File->Save As->type your name->Save
▪ Read only mode in Table Spreadsheet
Enable Read only mode if you wish no content of your Table Spreadsheet to be adjusted beyond the page edit mode.
- Insert the macro on a page or open the existing Table Spreadsheet.
- Navigate to File->Settings.
- Check the option Read only mode.
- Save Table Spreadsheet.
Enabling the Read only mode option covers the toolbar of a spreadsheet and automatically protects its content to prevent editing in the view mode.
▪ Nesting Table Spreadsheet inside other Table Filter and Charts macros
Table Spreadsheet supports nesting inside the following macros within the Table Filter and Charts app: Table Filter, Pivot Table, Table Transformer, Chart from Table, Table Excerpt and Table Toolbox.
- Locate the page with the Table Spreadsheet macro.
- Switch the page to the edit mode.
- Add one of the Table Filter and Charts macros to be further combined with your Table Spreadsheet.
- Wrap your Table Spreadsheet with the added macro.
- Configure the macro to fit your needs.
- Save the macro and the page.
To combine your Table Spreadsheet with multiple Table Filter and Charts macros in the Cloud version wrap it with the Table Toolbox macro .