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  1. Stroke Management in Table

    Please put some buttons to select inner strokes / outer strokes of tables rather than right click on the miniature table graphic on strokes panel.

    It will be very useful if you put one click option for Select All strokes, Select Border, Select Inner etc. Right click on that miniature cell sometimes very difficult. And make it the default selection for atleast one document

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  2. Add a keep option in cell styles

    For cell styles, add the "Keep with next row" option so that it doesn't have to be done manually for each desired cell.

    7 votes

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  3. Apply controlable gradients within table rows, coloums and cells.

    Is it possible to have easily adjustable gradient fills in rows, coloums and cells within Indesign tables?

    7 votes

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  4. Remove the maximum cell height in tables

    I often use tables in more technical posters as a frame for graphics with caption.
    I experienced that a cell height of about 220 mm is the maximum for tables.
    If you have larger graphics this is not enough.

    6 votes

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  5. Different number of columns per row and independent width

    Option to have different number of columns per row without always using split/merge and option to set different widths per column
    (e.g. one row with 3 columns, row below with 5 columns, etc)

    6 votes

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  6. Make option for "Edit->Place and Link" to update only table contents, not formatting

    In some cases I must use some tables with technical data in multiple documents in various conditions. For example, I wish to put it in catalogue layout with a table width of 287 mm, and in container label with a table width of 240 mm. Content and text format remain unchanged, but column width can vary.
    So I "Place and Link" the table, try to update my link. All my formatting is lost, and the table expands back to 287 mm. This is very annoying, especially when I need to handle hundreds of tables, which is usual situation for my…

    6 votes

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  7. Opacity of a table and cell fill color.

    The ability to adjust the opacity of a table/cell fill color. This is important for when pages have a background image, color or graphic.

    5 votes

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  8. need to be able to add footnotes to tables

    need to be able to add footnotes to tables

    5 votes

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  9. I want to be able to select multiple rows, but want to be able to select rows that are not next to each other. They maybe have one or two ro

    I want to be able to select multiple rows, but want to be able to select rows that are not next to each other. They maybe have one or two rows.

    5 votes

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  10. Tabelle, Teabellenformate, Tabellenzellen

    Die Funktionen Tabelle, Tabellenformate und Tabellenzellen sollten in der Gesamtheit überarbeitet werden. Wir arbeiten viel mit Tabellen, die lang und kompliziert sind.
    Es entstehen immer wieder viele unvorhersehbare Effekte.
    Tabellenoptionen funktionieren nicht zuverlässig, z. B. Spaltenlinien in der Vordergrund.
    Linien kommen und gehen in Farben die wir nicht zugewiesen haben, wenn Zeilen oder Spalten eingefügt werden.
    Zellenformate sind für uns leider nicht nutzbar.
    Wünschenwert ist auch die Eingabe von Formeln, z. B. die Formel schreiben oder auch Berechnungen durchführen lassen.
    Die Kleinansicht der Rahmen und Linien springt bei Markierungen von anderen Tabellen um, was ziemlich lästig ist.
    Wenn man mit…

    5 votes

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  11. Graphic and text in same cell(s) or table

    I can't see how to do it presently but it would be great to be able to put both a graphic and text placed over it in the same cell, or a number of cells or the entire table. RIght now it appears to be an either/or choice. I have anchored an image to a table so that it overprints the cell or table but that is rather clunky.

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  12. Manage the opacity of fill color in Table options

    It could be great to be able to manage the opacity of the fill color of the table in addition of the tint. So that we can apply a table on top of an image but in keeping the text in full opacity like in the exemple below.

    4 votes

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  13. Set row and column dimensions in table styles

    I was looking for a way to set row heights in table styles within InDesign and was surprised out there is no way to do this. The only way to do so is to manually manipulate the size in each table.

    If I want to create a new table in a new document, I was hoping to have all parameters set the way they need to be set in the table style so other users don't have to manually change the size. I would think this would be a common feature that users would love to have.

    Will this be…

    4 votes

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  14. Quick change of tables column width and row height

    Please give us the ability to set column width and row height of a table in one step.

    Today I only can change one table column after the other if I want different column width. The same is true for table rows if I want different row height as well.

    With the script (AutoColumn) from Gerald Singelmann it’s possible to change at least all column width in one step. I didn’t found a script for row height till today.

    I attached a video (AutoColumn.mov.zip) where I demo the script and perhaps this explains it a little bit better.
    I attached…

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  15. Table Columns "at least" widths

    You can give an 'at least' heights on a table cells, I would liked to see this option to be able on the width of table columns

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  16. Paste single or multiple cells without formatting

    Paste single or multiple cells without formatting

    4 votes

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  17. tables calculations

    Hello
    Please add the use of mathematics (collection - subtraction - multiplication ...) in the tables without reference to other programs such as Excel, this is needed when designing the examination schedules for schools, to count the final grades of students, and you Muna very thankful

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  18. pasting rows into table should add them instead of replace existing one.

    When I want to move some rows up or down the table, I must first to add that amount of empty rows in place I want them to paste.

    Why the cant be just added above active row in table? It would be much easier.

    4 votes

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  19. Remove trailing whitespace removes carriage return before a table

    Grep remove trailing whitespace also removes carriage return before a table. This should not happen but rather table should be seen as a separate paragraph item.

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  20. Limiting table row height limit

    Hi, I always encounter this in InDesign. The table row has height limit and would not allow me to adjust it further for longer contents. My workaround is to use shape made as a content holder. (see attached file)

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