EDITTABLE{ attributes } -- edit tables using edit fields and other input fields

  • The %EDITTABLE{}% macro is handled by the EditTablePlugin
  • Syntax: %EDITTABLE{ attributes }%

  • Supported attributes:
Attribute Comment Default
Specify the header format of a new table like "|*Food*|*Drink*|". Useful to start a table with only a button
(no header)
The format of one column when editing the table. A cell can be a text input field, or any of these edit field types:

• Text input field (1 line):
  | text, <size>, <initial value> |

• Textarea input field:
  | textarea, <rows>x<columns>, <initial value> |

• Drop down box:
  | select, <size>, <option 1>, <option 2>, etc* |
  * only one item can be selected

• Radio buttons:
  | radio, <size*>, <option 1>, <option 2>, etc |
  * size indicates the number of buttons per line in edit mode

• Checkboxes:
  | checkbox, <size*>, <option 1>, <option 2>, etc |
  * size indicates the number of checkboxes per line in edit mode

• Fixed label:
  | label, 0, <label text> |

• Row number:
  | row, <offset> |

• Date:
  | date, <size>, <initial value>, <DHTML date format> | (see Date Field Type)
"text, 16"
for all cells
Rows can be added and removed if "on"
Rows can be added but not removed if "add"
Rows cannot be added or removed if "off"
plugin setting
Quiet Save button is shown if "on", hidden if "off"
plugin setting
Other topic defining the EDITTABLE parameters. The first %EDITTABLE% in the topic is used. This is useful if you have many topics with the same table format and you want to update the format in one place. Use topic or web.topic notation.
Topic name containing help text shown below the table when editing a table. The %STARTINCLUDE% and %STOPINCLUDE% macros can be used in the topic to specify what is shown.
(no help text)
Table header cells are read-only (labels) if "on"; header cells can be edited if "off" or "0"
Set edit button text, e.g. "Edit this table"; set button image with alt text, e.g. "Edit table, %PUBURL%/%SYSTEMWEB%/DocumentGraphics/edittopic.gif"; hide edit button at the end of the table with "hide" (Note: Button is automatically hidden if an edit button is present in a cell)
plugin setting
Set to top to put the edit buttons above the table.
Use javascript to directly move and delete row without page refresh. Enable with "on", disable with "off".
plugin setting

%EDITTABLE{ format="| text, 20 | select, 1, one, two, three |" changerows="on" }%
| *Name* | *Type* |
| Foo    | two    |

Name Type
Related: See EditTablePlugin for more details
Topic revision: r1 - 19 Sep 2010, ProjectContributor
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