Table implementation

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Here you can write anything to the tables... Ideas, what features we need etc.

What format should be supported?

  • copy/paste from OpenOffice
  • import from table calculator: Calc, Gnumeric, KSpread
  • HTML tables
  • txt files with items
  • LaTeX

What information should be imported?

What features we need?

  • size of tables
  • dimension of table
  • automatic/fixed column size
  • where the heading is
  • spit table: yes/no and if heading will be added
  • lines: where, color, style
  • cells: fill (color, pattern, picture or equation)
  • operations with cells: merge, split
  • operations with rows/columns: delete, add
  • change size of cell manually
  • align numbers according to comma: yes/no
  • align of table: to the page...
  • tack to the text => create control system for this
  • possibility to create "table style"

Table research in other applications

What programs have some table capabilities? It divides into two groups: Office and DTP programs.

Office programs

DTP programs

  • Adobe Indesign,
  • Quark XPress,
  • MS Publisher,
  • LyX.

Scribus solution

Inserting table

  • create frame > at the center will be icon with table too more...
  • icon like now
  • both

User Interface