The Inline Table Editing tool allows users to directly edit the content of a table without switching to Edit mode, which is very convenient when working on pages with a lot of content.
Editing is done using the following icons:
The user is able to configure the Inline Table Editing plugin. The following options are available:
The "Always show icons" option allows the user to choose if the icons should always be shown for each cell by default or just during mouse-over.
Example: when the "Always show icons" is set to "yes" it looks like this:
The "Row button layout" option allows the user to choose on which side of a table's row, the arrow should be shown.
Example: the arrow appears on left side of the table
Or right side:
The user is able to add/remove columns using the "insert column before", "insert column after", "remove column" options. These options are available to be used in any cell in the table.
The newly created column will be added before/after the column with the cell:
In case you want to remove a column, a warning message to confirm this action will appear. The user needs to approve this action:
The user is able to add/remove or re-order rows using the "insert row below", "remove row" or "move row"options. Drag the row using these icons. These icons are available for use in all rows in the table, except the header row. It is not possible to delete or move the header row.
The newly created row will be added as shown below:
In case you want to remove a row, a warning message to confirm this action will appear. The user needs to approve this action:
The User is able to edit cells using the "Edit cell" pencil or just by double-clicking on the cell. These options are available for use in all cells in the table.
Besides the ability to insert any new content, the user is able to use the rich text editor. It allows the user to format the text or to put macros inside the table as shown below:
There are a few options to close the possibility of editing tables.
Inline Table Editing tool works inside whitelisted macros.