MS Word Table (6 posts)

  1. visualss
    Posted 7 years ago #


    Does anyone know how I can paste a MS Word table into a post?

    All of the options I've tried leave me with an unformatted table.


  2. Gustav2nd
    Posted 6 years ago #

    This is also my experience. There is nothing wrong with the tables, it is just that they look very plain in wordpress. I guess there is no support for shading the backgound color or changing the size of the cells.

  3. whooami
    Posted 6 years ago #

    code that word uses is just that -- code that word uses. Its NOT code that is meant to be used on the web and viewed by standards compliant browsers.

  4. Gustav2nd
    Posted 6 years ago #

    OK, I understand what you say 'whooami', but what if you want to have a table in wordpress that looks 'nice', in the sense that you control the background color of the cells and the size of the rows?

  5. whooami
    Posted 6 years ago #

    than you use HTML, just like you would were you creating any content that was intended for the web.

  6. Gustav2nd
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Thanks whooami that solves it!
    To others that might need this help: Here is a like that describes how to write HTML directly in the blog. It works with a bit of tweak you can get the table to look like you want.


    It would probably also be possible to define a tabel template in CSS, but that is too advanced for me.

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