Quick Tables

Tables in Author

Preformatted quick tables enable you to quickly insert frequently used tables into your documents.

A quick table is a topic containing a preformatted table, with or without standard text. If you use a number of different tables throughout your documentation, just create a separate topic for each quick table, and then store all the topics in a single folder.

To add extra topics to your quick tables folder:

You can add new quick table topics to your folder at any time. However, you must refresh the preview list before the list will display the new topics. To refresh the preview list, do one of the following:

  • Reassign the folder containing the quick table.
  • Open a book or topic.
  • Close and then reopen your current book or topic.