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  1. 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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  2. Repeat header and footer options wanted as part of table styles

    The "repeat header" and "repeat footer" settings can not be set on a table style.
    I'd like to be able to adjust the way table headers and footers repeats from within a table style (including a new "no repeat" option).

    5 votes

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  3. Make Table preview faster

    Complex tables are REALLY low to preview in InDesign. I have a table 45 rows by 7 columns, and if I nudge it, it takes 5 seconds to preview. Then I nudge again... another 5 seconds. This SLOW table preview has been happening on all kinds of documents, for years. Please speed it up.

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  4. "Split Column" within a table cell

    I'd like to be able to use the "Split Column" feature within a table cell. I can do a work around sometimes by creating an extra column and making the middle line invisible, but when I've got three columns above one merged cell, I can't get things centered.

    4 votes

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  5. Table import from word assigns no table style not default [basic table]

    When importing (place) Word doc with tables, the tables are assigned the table style of [No Table Style] not the default [Basic Table]. Either provide a mechanism to edit the [No Table Style] or use the default [Basic Table]

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  6. Conditional rows and columns in tables.

    I really miss the possibility to hide/show table rows and columns based on a condition. It would work exactly like conditional text that is already available in InDesign. You would select a table row or column and apply a condition.

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  7. Hide table rows and columns

    I would like the ability to hide table rows and columns, like can be done in Excel.

    Even better than hiding them would be the ability to apply conditional text to specific rows or columns. Right now, if I need to hide a row, I have to cut it and paste it onto the pasteboard, then when I need it, I have to go back into the table and try to reinsert it.

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  8. Attach paragraph/character style to a table cell definition

    I think that it would be really useful if you could attach a paragraph or character style to the definition of a table's cell. So if I choose Table Header Cell Style it immediately responds with the correct typeface, shading etc. At the moment, I then have to apply a paragraph style once I have chosen a cell style. Which seems unnecessary

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  9. Table numbering for multipage tables

    Need to repeat table numbering on every page of very long tables.

    The publisher requires this type of table layout. The last page of the table should begin with the line "End of Table 1.1", all pages, starting from the second and up to the penultimate page should begin with the line "Continuation of Table 1.1". Now we have to do this by inserting an additional text frame on each page with a long table or an additional master page, but in the case of moving tables, we have to spend a lot of extra time

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  10. 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.
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  11. Paste single or multiple cells without formatting

    Paste single or multiple cells without formatting

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  12. Converting text to outline from Tables

    Convert text to outline in tables.
    Once i convert text from tables, text become a outline and split from table, same time tables are repeated again. It's give me a problem when i working no of pages only tables. My printers always asking convert the text to outline.

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  13. Table continuation variable

    We need real table continuation variables, just like in FrameMaker.

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  14. 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.

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  15. Automatically create multiple same-sized columns within table cells

    Split table cell into multiple equally-sized columns (automatically)

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  16. 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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  17. improve auto height row tables

    Ability to put short height size empty cell and auto cell height for cell with text

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  18. Better use linked excel files

    There should be a way to link to an excel doc, remove unnecessary columns or rows, change the formatting and/or ad paragraph/character styles, so that if the excel doc is updated (with new pricing or different demographics or something) just the information that remains is updated. As of now, if the excel doc is updated, all the work in InDesign (aside from table style) is completely removed and you're forced to either start from scratch, or continue with out of date information.

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  19. Create a toggle switch between alternating fills

    It would be a simple addition to create a toggle switch to swap alternating fills for columns and tables. This would save me a fair bit of time when editing many tables, please refer to the attached screengrab!

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