Friday, October 15, 2010

Format Text as a Table

This tool has been moved to a new website:

https://senseful.github.io/web-tools/text-table/



51 comments:

  1. Hi, great work, i was searching very long for such a online solution!!!

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  2. cool, thanks, used it for stackoverflow

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  3. What a cool app! A generous soul to boot. thanks!

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  5. Started to use these tables into C# Comments :) Thanks!

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  6. Thanks for This Great Online Tool!
    How can I download the table output?

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  7. Very senseful solution indeed, but how can i copy the code for the table? Thanks!

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  8. @democluj: I just added a way to copy the HTML table's code. Hope that helps!

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  9. Thanks but I think I could have done that with "Inspect Element" feature of Google Chrome (any way much easy now with copy/paste in two clicks. Thanks!). I was wondering if I could somehow copy the Unicode Art table code to make posts with tables on StackOverFlor for example...I've tried to simply just copy it but it's not right.

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  10. Sorry about last post (made me look a liitle stupid)... I just figured it out (for StackOverFlow post). Just put the code copied from here in between pre code here /pre. Put pre and /pre between bracketts.

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  11. Wow. it's really excellent. just pasted a quite odd excel table and worked perfect. Even better if it could the exact wiki/markdown markup but i'll fix that with a text editor. Thanks!!

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  12. Thank for the work! Just what I was looking for!

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  13. This is such a great little tool! Thanks so much :) Definitely saved me some time making my own fancy table

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  14. Thanks for this very useful tool. I use it almost every week to make ascii tables for text emails at [Express Sign Products](http://www.expresssignproducts.com).

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  15. Great tool. Shame it doesn't look as good in Notepad text file. Is there a way to fix that? It does look great in NoteTab Pro but most of my users have NotePad.

    Thanks!

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    1. A great tool indeed! The MySQL output looks fine in Notepad for me. Are you using a fixed-width font? If you are unsure, go to Format -> Font... and select "Lucida Console" or "Consolas" and see if that fixes the problem.

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  16. Thanks, this works great!

    Is there any way to specify a column width and have it wrap the text as needed (preferably keeping whole words together)?

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  17. Very cool. I forked this for my own needs, I also added Github Markdown to the list of formats: http://ozh.github.io/ascii-tables/

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  18. This is fantastic, thanks!

    btw, you might want to add a note somewhere about unicode requiring UTF-8 for webpages, added by using a META tag and then setting:
        content='text/html; charset=UTF-8' http-equiv='Content-Type'

    ... and that unicode probably won't work on windows without users changing fonts.

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  19. dude, this is amazing. exactly what i was looking for! thanks so much.

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  20. Thank you for this tool, I found it via stack overflow and I use it often to embed excel tables into source code.

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  21. Any chance of getting more than one unicode style? Instead of just double lines also single line and bold single line?
    Sorry for the greediness. :-)

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  22. this tool is awesome, thank you!!!

    (Someone please add to notepad++, gvim, etc.)

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  23. Thank you...Awesome! Now, nobody's gonna suggest any edit on my question posted on StackOverflow! ;)

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  24. Thank you...Awesome! Now, nobody's gonna suggest any edit on my question posted on StackOverflow! ;)

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  25. This is converter is Great! Thank you for sharing it!

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  26. VERY nice and helpfull tool! Thank you.

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  27. Awesome tool!! I have one suggestion. On the textareas would you consider adding wrap="off" to the element attributes? That way if the table is long it still looks right and you will get a scroll bar on the textarea.

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  28. Fantastic tool! I have one suggestion - when I have numbers that have thousands separators they are not being right-aligned. Can you check for a thousands separator in the numbers and right-align if they exist? Thanks!

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  29. It's a wonderful tool. Thanks

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  30. If I want to use it for Stackoverflow What are the steps needed? I have copied the output but its not working :(

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  31. I love it and use it on a daily basis. Certainly makes sense for me!
    Thanks a million!

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  32. This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!

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  33. good one ... just love this for my #stackoverflow

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  34. I can no longer get either the unicode or MySQL to generate, only the HTML values. Anyone else having this difficulty?

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  35. @Antny223 & @Unknown: I fixed the tool and moved it to the new website:

    https://senseful.github.io/web-tools/text-table/

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