[pmwiki-users] ExcelPaste (Was: Tabular thought -- simplify conversion between markup styles of tables)

Christian Ridderström christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 16:18:24 CDT 2008

On Tue, 26 Aug 2008, Peter Bowers wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 9:00 AM, Christian Ridderström
> <christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> * Choice of markup for the resulting table and use with TableEdit.
>>  The generated table uses ||... || rather than (:table:)..(:tableend:).
> Have you looked at http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/ConvertTable? It 
> looks like it should convert || to (:table:) -- I haven't tested it 
> myself.  Of course this adds another step (and it looks like 
> ConvertTable wants only a single table on the page so that involves more 
> cut/paste) but at least it's possible if the motivation is high 
> enough...

I hadn't seen that before. It could be promising, although having to use 
an extra page just to do the conversion would be annoying. Maybe it's a 
proper table editor that's really needed. That editor could then be used 
to do a conversion.


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44            http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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