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Table Capsule

  1. pauldeeds profile image
    pauldeedsposted 8 years ago

    We just rolled out a few changes to the site.  Most of the updates were minor, the big change was the addition of the table capsule.  As the name suggests, it allows you to display tables of information in your hubs.  You can construct them by hand or you can import data from a CSV file.

    As usual, let us know if you have encounter any problems with the table capsule or other parts of the site.

    1. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image74
      JYOTI KOTHARIposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Paul.
      You have again helped the hubbers. I have not noticed that yet. I will love to use the same in my coming hubs.

      Jyoti Kothari

    2. Lady_E profile image82
      Lady_Eposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks, its a good additional feature. I tried using it yesterday but it doesn't allow one to increase the width of a column. The size is fixed.

      (Its not a complaint but worth considering whenever you want to make changes to it)


      1. larryfreeman profile image85
        larryfreemanposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Lady_E,

        Thanks for your feedback.

        I'll add this to our list of features to consider going forward.


  2. bigmikeh profile image77
    bigmikehposted 8 years ago

    Great news. I tried to produce a table in the text capsule the other day - impossible. But to be able to import CSVs and produce well formatted tables will be a real bonus.

  3. larryfreeman profile image85
    larryfreemanposted 8 years ago

    I just posted a blog entry that talks about how to use the new Table Capsule.

    It shows:
    1) How to create a table from Scratch
    2) How to import a table from Microsoft Excel

    1. Dame Scribe profile image61
      Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      I read your blog jus the other night smile awesome information too n highly recommend HP members read! Thank you Mr. Paul and Mr. Larry big_smile you are da bomb!

  4. kerryg profile image87
    kerrygposted 8 years ago

    Oh, very cool! I am sure this will come in handy, and will have to think back to see if any of my older hubs might also benefit from adding a table or two.

  5. lrohner profile image84
    lrohnerposted 8 years ago

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!!

  6. earnestshub profile image87
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    This is why we love hubpages... always moving, always growing the user side. Love you guys!

  7. rancidTaste profile image53
    rancidTasteposted 8 years ago

    It's a great news for me. Previously I use only characters, dashes and spaces to create table. Like

    |      table        |

    So, it's really a great news for me. Thanks hubpages team


  8. Julie-Ann Amos profile image50
    Julie-Ann Amosposted 8 years ago

    Splendid, chaps, thanks.  Now I just have to think of a use for it...  But thanks for keeping the good stuff coming!

  9. Misha profile image74
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Great guys! I love it smile

  10. AEvans profile image66
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    Thank you!! How wonderful I am certain that in the coming days I will certainly find use for it. smile

  11. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    Ooooooooooooh, Thank you!  This is something I will definitely use! Excel is my baby!  Yeah!

  12. dwilliamson profile image60
    dwilliamsonposted 8 years ago

    The table capsule is an awesome addition to hubages. Haven't used it yet but nice to know it is there if I need it.

  13. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    A small but highly-effective change... thanks!

  14. Research Analyst profile image77
    Research Analystposted 8 years ago

    This will bea nice addition to the hub capsules, thanks.

  15. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 8 years ago

    I REALLY like using tables, so thanks a million for this great new addition. smile

  16. Purple Perl profile image79
    Purple Perlposted 8 years ago

    Simple to use and extremely effective in a better presentation of my content on hubs.Thanks for the TABLE capsule.smile

  17. deisai1 profile image53
    deisai1posted 8 years ago

    The table capsule is great! I have already used it in my hub that shows mineral hardness.

  18. Janet21 profile image63
    Janet21posted 8 years ago

    I just added a table to my Hubpages Experience hub to display my earnings.  Looks much better!  Thanks for adding this feature.

  19. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 8 years ago

    Does the text in the table counts towards the total word count of an hub?

    I would like in the future to build a hub mostly based on quotes and would like to know if using a huge table would hurt the hubscore.

    1. larryfreeman profile image85
      larryfreemanposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Anime Nanet,

      The plan is to make the Table Capsule count the same as the Text Capsule.

      This will be more fully implemented going forward.


      1. anime_nanet profile image60
        anime_nanetposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks Larry! I will add my quotes in text capsule then, for the time being smile

  20. HubChief profile image65
    HubChiefposted 8 years ago

    do you guys plan to add chart functionality. That would help plotting pie and bar charts.

    Just had a fear factor post , however for posting results i had to put hadn written numbers from excel?

    1. larryfreeman profile image85
      larryfreemanposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Hi HubChief,

      Thanks for your suggestion.

      Charts and graphs are something that we are considering.


  21. forlan profile image59
    forlanposted 7 years ago

    Is table capsule fits with wide spreadsheet?

    1. larryfreeman profile image85
      larryfreemanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Forlan,

      If I understand your question, the table capsule has a limited size.  It can have a maximum of 25 columns and maximum of 100 rows.