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Old 02-14-2007, 06:09 PM   #1
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Question Any way to create a table?

Is there any way to create a table in a post?
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Old 02-14-2007, 06:21 PM   #2
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I'd like to see that option added myself.
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I'm just curious.. what would hte purpose be?

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Easier to make & especially easier to edit charts of whatever info you want to pass along.
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Unfortunately, there's no easy way to do a table. What we've done in the past is create tabular data in Excel, do a screen capture, and insert the jpeg. It's a bit of a hassle, but there's no easier way to do it that we've found with the current system.
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I wanted a table for a post on how much chocolate of which type would be potentially toxic to dogs of different weights. I ended up pdf-ing it and uploading that. It is kind of yucky because you can't see the table, just the Adobe icon.
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hmm...thanks folks. i'm working on a post to show people how to calculate an estimate of how many calories their dogs need to maintain weight, adjusted for life stage and lifestyle. The question has come up, a couple of times, recently. Maybe I'll just do it with text and a list. Back to the writing board...
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hmm...thanks folks. i'm working on a post to show people how to calculate an estimate of how many calories their dogs need to maintain weight, adjusted for life stage and lifestyle. The question has come up, a couple of times, recently. Maybe I'll just do it with text and a list. Back to the writing board...
Regardless of how you have to get this info to us, I'm very much looking forward to seeing it.
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OK how about this:
1) Open Word, create table
2) Print as pdf file
3) Open pdf file, use snapshot tool to capture table
4) Open Paint, paste captured table into paint
5) save as gif

Gifs can be uploaded.
It is a pain but it seems to work.
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File Type: jpg dogchoc.jpg (24.9 KB, 3 views)
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OK how about this:
1) Open Word, create table
2) Print as pdf file
3) Open pdf file, use snapshot tool to capture table
4) Open Paint, paste captured table into paint
5) save as gif

Gifs can be uploaded.
It is a pain but it seems to work.
You could cut out a step or two -

1) Open Word (or Excel), create table
2) Hit Print Screen button
3) Open Paint, paste captured table into paint
4) save as gif (or jpg)

Either way will certainly work, though not everyone has software that permits them to print as pdf (I think only the newest version of Office has that as a built in capability). There are freebie pdf writers out there, though I've found that the file sizes are considerably larger than what the Adobe software produces.
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