Difference: TablePlugin (3 vs. 4)

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Table Plugin

Gives extra control off table display:

  • Allows sorting
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  • Changing table properties like border width, cell spacing and cell padding
 
  • Changing background color for header cells
  • Changing background color for data cells - colors can alternate
  • Behaviour can be specified for a specific table using %TABLE{...}% or with global preferences
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Global Preferences

  • Set DEBUG to on to get debug messages in data/debug.txt. Default: off
    • Set DEBUG = off
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TablePlugin Global Settings

Plugin settings are stored as preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, i.e. %INTERWIKIPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

  • One line description, is shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Control attributes of tables and sorting of table columns

  • Set DEBUG to 1 to get debug messages in data/debug.txt. Default: 0
    • Set DEBUG = 0
 
  • Table border width. Default: 1
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    • Set TABLEBORDER = 3
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    • Set TABLEBORDER = 1
 
  • Table cell padding. Default: 0
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    • Set CELLPADDING = 5
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    • Set CELLPADDING = 0
 
  • Table cell spacing. Default: 1
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    • Set CELLSPACING = 2
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    • Set CELLSPACING = 1
 
  • Color for header cells ('*'s around text). Default: #99CCCC
    • #Set HEADER_BG = red
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  • Background color for table rows, two alternate colors. Default: #FFFFCC,#FFFFFF
    • Set DATA_BG = #FFFFCC,#FFFFFF
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  • Make sortable:
    • #Set SORT = attachments
    • Set SORT = all
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    • #Set SORT = attachments
    • Set SORT = all
    • #Set SORT = none
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  • Short description:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Control attributes of tables and sorting of table columns
 

Sorting

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  • number is digits, with optional decimal point
  • otherwise treated as text
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Per table settings

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Per Table Settings

  On line before the table use %TABLE{...}%:
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Examples

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Line before table: %TABLE{sort="on" tableborder="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="1" headerbg="#99CCCC" databg="#C8CB8F,#DBDDB5"}%
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Line before table: %TABLE{sort="on" tableborder="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1" headerbg="#99CCCC" databg="#C8CB8F,#DBDDB5"}%
 
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Num Status Action Who When Progress
1 C Chose new colours John 1-Dec-02  
2 X Release John 1-Apr-02  
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12 C Spec error handling Jack 1-Dec-02  
5   Abc John    
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Plugin Installation Instructions

  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin web (see below)
  • Unzip TablePlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    data/TWiki/TablePlugin.txt Plugin topic
    data/TWiki/TablePlugin.txt,v Plugin topic repository
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/TablePlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
    pub/TWiki/TablePlugin/diamond.gif Diamond symbol
    pub/TWiki/TablePlugin/down.gif Down arrow
    pub/TWiki/TablePlugin/up.gif Up arrow
  • Test if the plugin is correctly installed:
    • Check above example if the table renders as expected
    • Try click on heading to sort. Other tables should also be sortable

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: JohnTalintyre
Plugin Version: 07 Oct 2001
Change History: 16 Nov 2001: PTh added table border, cell spacing, cell padding, gif files
07 Oct 2001: Initial version
CPAN Dependencies:  
Other Dependencies:  
Perl Version: 5.0
Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TablePlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TablePluginDev

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences, TWikiPlugins

 -- JohnTalintyre - 07 Oct 2001
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-- PeterThoeny - 15 Nov 2001
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-- PeterThoeny - 16 Nov 2001
 
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