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Questions tagged [tables]

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Tables are almost by-definition imperative on Stack Exchange, why are they still not available?

A while ago this year I answered the following question: What are the current dutch tax brackets? Valid question, accepted answer with some upvotes (we don't get massive numbers on expats.SE) - and ...
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Is support for Markdown tables on Stack Overflow planned? [duplicate]

I've found a question about tables asking if they are supported, and answers saying that it isn't, but there are suggestions about several different hacks. And even though the question is relatively ...
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Please fix that Table Overflow

This is how a Stack Exchange question looks like after adding table {border: 3px solid red;} (i.e. each element with red border is a table): There are definitely too many tables. Some of them ...
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Why is text disappearing from my answer? This doesn't happen when I disable javascript

Take a look at the answer here: music.stackexchange answer I use semi-ascii formated tables. They show up in editing mode. But they disappear shortly after 1 sec when the question page loads. When ...
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Why can't we use `table` markup in answers?

This question has been asked before and marked a duplicate of this one. Alas, that question's answers merely point out that we can't use tables in answers. Is there a reason why this is a feature ...
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Is it possible to add a grid or table in my profile?

Is it possible to add a grid or table in my profile? I want to make my profile look like the snap shot below. When I click on a logo, it'll navigate to a link.
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Why aren't tables in posts supported via markdown or as raw html? [duplicate]

Wanting to display information in a table is not that uncommon, particularly so for SQL questions on stackoverflow (SQL deals with tables of data). There is support for tables in various markdown ...
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Drawing tables while answering [duplicate]

I found table of this kind while surfing for some stuff on Stackoverflow ╔═════════╦═══════════╦══════════╗ ║ Col1 ║ col2 ║ col3 ║ ╠═════════╬═══════════╬══════════╣ ║ 1 ║ 3 ...
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display tabular data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Easier way to represent DB tables when asking DB questions How do I represent formatted tabular data in Stackoverflow ? Basically I need to show content of a table; options ...
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Table in Answers & Questions [duplicate]

I want to use a table in my answer. e.g |-------------|----------------| | ShortCut | Description | |-------------|----------------| I have posted an answer here, which requires this kind of ...
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Do you know any online tool that creates ASCII Tables for proper use on Stack Exchange? [closed]

There is one I know at http://www.sensefulsolutions.com/2010/10/format-text-as-table.html that takes a TAB delimited input and formats as Ascii Table. But do you know other such online tools, that ...
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Please make table previews match actual output

I just edited an answer of mine about a dozen times, because the result of my tables as shown in the preview, didn't match what was actually shown when posted. So I had to keep re-editing until it ...
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Is there Markdown to create tables?

It seems like a lot of people try to display tables in Stack Overflow questions, but don't do a very good job. Is there Markdown syntax that supports creating a proper table?
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Is there any particular reason why SO comments rendered as table? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When did SO start using tables for layout? I don't see any benefit not to use divs instead. Do I miss something? I'm talking about this. This is the HTML to each comment: &...
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Best way to include table (of data) in a question [duplicate]

I would like to ask a question on Stack Overflow which includes a table of data from a MySQL database. What is the best way to include a table of data in a question?
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When and why did SO start using tables for layout?

I remember looking at some SO source markup months ago, and it was basically <div> heaven. The pure CSS zealots would've loved it. But today I look and see... <DIV id="question" class=""> ...