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A method of displaying and arranging data and/or information in rows and columns.

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save from several tables to one on inkscape

If in a tab I joined several tables when originally there was only 1, how do I save them all so that only 1 large table is made? i already tried to group them and save but when i put it on a document ...
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Indesign, table: How to horizontally align text and object in table cell

I want to have a cell where I have text flush left, then a graphic slightly taller than the text object flush right. How do I horizontally align them? W/out the objects the text easily center-aligns, ...
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How to visualize large assignment table in a static graphic?

A physical device has a certain amount of input and output pins in a block formation. Depending on which pins are active at any point in time, the device is in a certain action mode. Currently, the ...
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Can table cell size be locked in InDesign?

I want to keep the cell size locked in my indesign table so I don't accidentally select the lines when trying to select an individual cell. The cells are so small that I have to zoom in very tight for ...
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How can I adjust row height/column width with either a table style or cell style? - InDesign CC

Is there a way to adjust the column width or row height within either a cell style or a table style? When I open the cell style options window there is no side tab for adjusting row/height. with the ...
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Select certain rows in a table in InDesign CC

Is there a way to multi select different rows in a table in indesign without having them all selected? E.g. made an example table and say I want to just edit row 1 and 3, but it highlights row 2 as ...
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Adding columns to table in draw.io/diagrams.net

I am using the current version of draw.io for Debian Linux (diagrams.net 17.2.1), and I want to make a table with a dozen or so columns. Selecting the Table 1 item generates a three column table. ...
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Why no vertical lines in tables?

Some publisher styles (APA, Chicago, SVMono Springer, …) require that tables contain no vertical lines (“unless [the lines] indicate the structure of the data” for Chicago). Why such a generic and ...
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Color inconsistent when exporting to PDF from InDesign

Whenever I export these tables from InDesign to a PFD file, shaded rows appear as different colors, even though they are exactly matching in the original file. Is there are way to fix this? Color ...
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InDesign: Is there a way to make tables with multiple headers?

I'm currently working on a page featuring multiple cities and addresses, that I've set up as a table inside an indesign document. Here's my desired outcome: While I could make it work by just making ...
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Is it possible to set table column widths without dragging?

InDesign is amazing, but how can I set table column widths without dragging their borders with the mouse? I mean (= I hope to find) a window where I can specify the width of each column, either in ...
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How to remove background color and noise from a text image?

I have the following image of a table I want to remove the background colors (blue, grey, white) and also reduce noise. I want to remove only the colors and I don't want to remove the table and text. ...
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Ideas how to design a table/chart on a double paged spread of a thick book so it's readable and looks awesome

I am designing a double page spread for a thick catalogue. It will have over 150 pages which means the binding will take some space from the middle. This is how it looks now: The I'am looking for ...
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How to create table style with different column alignment

I'm trying to create a table style that would have some columns left aligned and some center aligned. Near as I can make out the table style options only allow for assigning cell styles to rows or to ...
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Icon thats visualizes a 'custom' sort order

In our product, the user can create a custom sort order of items, so for example ACDB instead of ABCD or DCBA. Those items are displayed in a table in a later phase. Now the user wants to have their ...
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Which design programs can be used to import and edit data tables?

I am currently struggling to find programs that allow me to design data tables. I started with Adobe XD but none of the plugins for importing data tables worked. I tried other programs like Framer. ...
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Table Created With Convert From Textfile Has Gaps in Vertical Lines

I did find a solution for the main problem: see the end of this question. I have a text-file which contains: ┌────┬────┬────┬────┐ │ A♦ │ K♥ │ Q♠ │ J♣ │ └────┴────┴────┴────┘ I convert it with: ...
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Is there a way to apply a different paragraph style to alternate rows or columns in InDesign table?

I am creating a table style and want to apply a different paragraph style to every odd row or column in a table, is such a thing possible in In Design? As I can only find options for colour and border ...
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Include "area" in 3 columns in InDesign (merging part of columns)

I've been trying to accomplish in InDesign something along the attached screenshot. I've a 3-columns indesign file and will like to add a block (either an image or a table) like the one in the ...
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Adobe inDesign - Table rows cross page

I'm trying to create a two-columns table on InDesign. Unfortunally, when row content doesn't fit the remaining page space, the entire row is pushed on new page leaving a lot of space on previous page....
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InDesign misaligned table borders when printed

When I export InDesign file to PDF for print, the table looks fine. When printed, it shows the border misaligned with table row background fills. In the example below, the blue border is set at the ...
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Umerge table cell in InDesign bug

This is really weird and annoying: When I unmerge table cell, all the below rows go away with remain unfit in frame, but Fit to Frame do not work. I tried to create new column, and removed the column ...
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How to create editable tables in Adobe Illustrator?

Is there any way to create editable tables using Adobe illustrator ? I would like to populate the table rows and columns with data from an excel sheet. Things I have done so far : Created a text ...
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WORD Tables and Text not Importing correctly into Design

I am importing a 120-page WORD document into INDESIGN. I am using the IMPORT OPTION settings to import with tables formatting and all. Unfortunately, some tables and images are not importing correctly ...
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How can I merge cells in a table in Libreoffice Draw?

I am using Libre Office Draw to create a brochure. The brochure has tables, and those tables contains merged cells. I am able to create tables, however I cannot find any menu entry with the option to ...
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CorelDRAW row number

Can someone help me with this problem in CorelDRAW? I have a table with 16 rows (2 pages, left and right because of the binding), and I need to insert on the first column on each row a number ...
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Table not formatting properly in InDesign CC

I've got a linked (from excel) table that will not format correctly. These are my settings. Header and Table have been formatted in cell options which are linked to Paragraph styles. The only ...
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What is the meaning of green lines in outline view in Inkscape?

I'm using version 0.92.3, sometimes when I've to make a table I use word to make it and copy it to my inkscape drawing, last week I've updated my Office from 2016 to 2019 and now when I copy tables ...
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In InDesign, is it possible to make tables flow to new pages as you insert more tables?

I have a multi-page document with lots of separate tables on each page. I want to be able to insert new tables into the middle of a page, so that the tables below it are then 'pushed' onto the next ...
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What do you call this specific table design?

Look at the pictures - Does this type of hierarchical list or table, where you start reading it from the left and the data become more and more narrow, have a common name?
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Keyboard Shortcut to select Table Bounding Box - InDesign

I've been searching online for the keyboard shortcut to select a table's bounding box (container, if you will) but have found nothing. With a text box, if you are editing text within the said text box ...
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What are efficient, responsive and accessible workflows to create data tables?

I will soon have to design several data tables collecting text data to compare different tech services. I am therefore wondering what the best practices to make data tables are today. They don't ...
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Best separator between key and description in a text-only legend

What is the optimal kind of separator in a legend to use between a key and description? For example, in this specific case: A001 - Description for A001, A002 - Description for A002, A003 - ...
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Workflow for users to advance-add things to a table

Attached is a quick sketch of a table idea I’m trying to improve. Ignore the naming conventions. Above the table are dropdowns to select an apple or an orange. The user also has the option to add a ...
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Maintaining InDesign formatting when updating a linked Excel file

I have a table that I've imported into InDesign with the 'unformatted table' box checked. I was of the understanding that this imported text only so that if I make a change to the text value only, it ...
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InDesign: Hyperlink an entire cell in tables

Can InDesign make hyperlinks specifically to a table cell, so that link appears as soon as you hover on a cell before reaching the text in a cell?
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Using next style in InDesign table cells

One of the coolest features that InDesign incorporated, Imho, is the next style (in paragraph styles). Nevertheless, I came across an issue where I'm not sure if my process is wrong, a glitch, or a ...
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How can I use character styles in my table?

[character styles only visible[]1 when just type in one cell highlighted][2cell styles panel only[]2I would like to highlight an entire column or row and apply a Character style to that row or column ...
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Automatic height form/table with Sketch

Is it possible to create a form or a table that is height automatic with Sketch? Like when we write text the text box expands down and expands the rest of the form or table. I'm trying to do that ...
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How to justify table size across pages in Indesign?

Above is what my table looks like and it spans over a few pages. It's a single table that I have broken across multiple pages. The problem is, the table parts on all pages are of different heights and ...
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Add Git log as table to InDesign Document

I use InDesign CC as the last step in document processing. The source is written in Markdown and converted via pandoc to an InCopy document which gets linked to a text frame in InDesign. The whole ...
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Remove vertical lines in table in coreldraw

I'm creating a sign up list in coreldraw, it's a table with 3 columns and 15 rows. How do I remove the vertical lines in the table while keeping only the horizontal lines?
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Corel Draw X8 text in table wrong direction?

I'm using Corel Draw X8 and I want to create a table with 3 columns and a bunch of rows. But as soon as I click inside the table, as well as when I type something in any of the table cells, the text ...
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InDesign: Prevent table headers from repeating

I have a long table that breaks across multiple pages. It has a header which I only want to appear once at the beginning of the table. But InDesign is adding the header at the top of every page when ...
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Create a simple table with some annotations (Inkscape?)

I am completely new into this area. I want to draw some figures similar with this: For the tasks I am using Inkscape but I am open to suggestions if there is any other tool more suitable/user ...
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Indesign: table borders when spanning across pages

When a table with a border but no internal row strokes breaks across pages, is there any way to automatically put a stroke below the last row before the break? Otherwise the table has borders on three ...
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InDesign: any way to set up document so client can edit content?

I'm creating a brochure for a client which has a table in it. The client will need to change the content in the table in the future. Is there a way to set up the project so that only the information ...
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Designing a form in InDesign, table or other method

I've been tasked with creating a form/report for a client. The client provided a printed example with the fields they require and the start of a layout which I was to amend. The final design was to be ...
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How to insert a long table in main text frame to break and re-flow to the next page

I'm working on a file where I have a fairly long table. Because the table is long, it needs to reflow to the next page. I know how to specify the top cell as a header so when it's cut short, the ...
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InDesign: how to adjust table spacing

Is there a way to define how big the distance betweeen text and table grids in InDesign is? Right now my table looks kind of crammed with the text so close to its cell borders.
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