MarkdownTableMaker

MarkdownTableMaker is a Google Sheets editor add-on that converts spreadsheets into pretty Markdown tables. Saves to Google Drive.

MarkdownTableMaker is a simple Markdown table generator for Google Sheets. It uses the Google Sheets user interface as a Markdown table designer.

Availability

The latest version is Version 44. MarkdownTableMaker is currently available in the Google Chrome Web Store and the G Suite Marketplace.

Installation

You have two options for installation:

  • Install MarkdownTableMaker for Google Sheets using Chrome Web Store (KB1907408)
  • Install MarkdownTableMaker for Google Sheets using G Suite Marketplace (KB1909318)

Explanations For Permissions

  • PERMISSION: See, edit, create, and delete all of your Google Drive files
    • Required to create files and folders in Google Drive
  • PERMISSION: View and manage spreadsheets that this application has been installed in
    • Required to read the spreadsheet values and properties
  • PERMISSION: Display and run third-party web content in prompts and sidebars inside Google applications
    • Required to generate the Markdown export sidebar

Features

The following is a list of MarkdownTableMaker features:

  • Expands a YouTube watch <<URL>> into a YouTube video thumbnail image with a link to the watch page. (KB1909327)
  • Supports the =IMAGE(URL) function with alt/title text using the spreadsheet note feature. (KB1909326)
  • Supports the =HYPERLINK( ) function with alt/title text using the spreadsheet note feature.
  • Improved support for =HYPERLINK( ) function links and labels. (KB1901176)
  • Displays properly formatted cell values.
  • Skips hidden rows and columns. (KB1909708)
  • Supports Markdown bold font formatting.
  • Supports Markdown italic font formatting.
  • Supports Markdown strikethrough font formatting.
  • Supports Markdown column left alignment.
  • Supports Markdown column center alignment.
  • Supports Markdown column right alignment.
  • Recognizes monospace fonts as fixed-width Markdown `code syntax` text
  • Copy and paste Markdown table into StackEdit, Reddit, and many more supported Markdown editors (KB1909710)

FAQs

The following are frequently asked questions:

  • Do you support images?
  • How do I add a YouTube video to my GitHub Markdown page??
    • Well, you can add a YouTube video thumbnail. (KB1909327)
  • Does MarkdownTableMaker skip the rows hidden by filter conditions?
  • Does MarkdownTableMaker skip the rows hidden by filter conditions?
    • Yes. Dynamic tables can be created using different criteria. If the rows are hidden, they will be skipped. (KB1909708)
  • Is it possible to copy and paste my Markdown table into journaling apps like Day One for macOS?
    • Yes, but multiline text may not work.
  • Is it possible to copy and paste my Markdown table into notes apps like Bear for macOS?
    • Sure, but some settings must be changed. (KB1906133)
  • Can I use this Markdown table on Reddit?
  • How do I remove MarkdownTableMaker?
    • There is a removal guide for Google editor add-ons. (KB1907432)

Additional Notes

Markdown syntax is based on the specification written by John Gruber and collaborators. GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM) is the extension of Markdown that includes Markdown tables.

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