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is there a good simple standalone html table editor?

I want to prepare a correctly formatted template for a monthly calendar
of events so that I can just paste it into the right page on my site
every month. Have just tried to do it with Kompozer - what a foul up!
and will try MS Excel next but it occurs to me there might be a good
little standalone wysiwyg table editor which would generate good html.
Haven't found one at


Tim W

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I find the simplest way is to build the table in Excel and then use an
Excel formula to create the HTML.

Supposing my table was in columns A, B & C (and it had hedings in row
1 whichI will ignore), in column D I would put:
When copied down I've got my bit to copy in.
If you want something to create the whole table then http://www.asap-utilit =
is very powerful.

Re: table editor?

2012-01-30 16:05, Tim W wrote:

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I had to check out the current version Kompozer to confirm that you are
right: it wants to add align and valign attributes to each cell (which
is fine in some cases but surely not always). On the other hand, does it
really matter? It's not code that you will _read_ often, is it?

But the task sounds like suitable for a simple generating program rather
than an editor issue. Something that has existed for ages in Unix as the
'cal' program, though it generates plain text:

% cal
    January 2012
  S  M Tu  W Th  F  S
  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
  8  9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

For example doesn't look bad, though it
creates a bit too much markup and it does not do localization by the
book (well, not by *my* book at least), but it's useful and fairly
easily modifiable if you know a little bit of JavaScript.

Yucca, /

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On 30/01/2012 14:53, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
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idk why but I have always found Kompozer impossible. It has driven me to
learn some markup.

I am going to get on okay with Excel to my great suprise. If I save my
little 9cell x 6cell table as an htm file in Excel it generates an
incredible 3300 lines of markup. About 3000 of those relate to blank
space underneath the table, but even 300lines I thought was going it
some. However credit to MSoft when I copy and paste the cells into
TinyMCE to update my page I get a perfectly sensible result, so job done

Still have some queries elsewhere.

Tim w

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Tim W wrote:
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I used it to create this in about 2 minutes:

Ed Mullen /
Deja Too: From the Department of Redundancy Department ...

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there a good Tools in: HTML-Kit 292
that will help you out......


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