Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm looking for a method to quickly create a Plain Text Table in the MS Office suite (e.g. a line would be replaced with the dash format "------" ? Creating a standard HTML supported table and then applying a conversion would suffice.

Thanks, F.

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Aug 30 '11 at 12:25

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

2  
Wondering the whys of the emacs tag :) –  Diego Sevilla Aug 30 '11 at 11:24
    
I know that emacs has some interesting plug-ins that support plain text table generation so I'm hoping that there is a simpler "windows" based conversion tool/method available. –  Finbar Leahy Aug 30 '11 at 11:35
add comment

1 Answer

Create an Excel document with the data. That allows you to export the current sheet as HTML (not pretty).

An alternative is to copy the data into the clipboard (Ctrl+C) and use a small program which reads the clipboard as "text/html".

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.