Last updated on October 13, 2019

Create Table card

This article provides the instructions to creating a table card, which allows you to display data or quantitative information in a structured table.

The Table card is an Appspace supported card, which is officially created and periodically updated with new templates and features by Appspace.


Important

  • Please refer to our An Introduction to Cards and Channels guide for an in-depth introduction to the types of cards that are ideal for your signage solutions.


  • Cards are only supported on devices with the Appspace App. To ensure your device is compatible, please refer to the Supported Card Types section in the Compare device media player capabilities article.


  • Legacy devices are not supported.


Create Table Card

Important

  • For more information on the basic functionality of creating a card, please refer to the Create a card article.


  • If you would like to set a corporate branding theme to your cards, please refer to this article prior to creating a card: Create a card theme

Follow the instructions below to create and configure a Data Table card:

  1. Click the Quick Actions menu on the top right and select Create Card, and proceed to step 3 below.

    Or click Library from the Appspace Menu navigation bar on the left, and proceed to step 2 below.


  2. Select the desired folder in the library, and click the ADD button, and select Create Card.


  3. Select an available Table template from the Filter by template menu, and continue to configure the card as per the on-screen instructions.

    If the card was created via the Quick Actions menu, ensure the Upload Location points to the correct folder within the Library, as it defaults to the Common Library folder.


  4. Enter in the Title to be displayed on the card. The Text Editor can be used to customize the text styles.


  5. Click the Import Data button, and populate the card’s table using one of the following methods:

    • Manually enter the data.
    • Copy and paste data from an external table.
    • Import data from an Excel spreadsheet (.xlsx).


  6. Click Save once done.

  7. The following table customization options can be done:

    • Customize the Header Styling and Row Styling, such as font, size, color, background.

    • Select the Row Height:

      • Auto
      • Fixed - Displays the Rows per page option, allowing users to set the number of rows to display in a page.

    • Select Column Width:

      • Auto
      • Distribute equally

    • Select the Display Options:

      • Enable auto paging
      • Enable word wrap

    • Select the Page Transition

      • Continuous scrolling
      • Page-by-page

    • Select the Page Duration (Seconds)

      • 8 secs
      • 12 secs
      • 24 secs

  8. The following card customizations options can be done:

    • Select the Banner color and logo position.
    • Select the Background color or image.

  9. Click Next.

  10. Fill in the Title, as this is a mandatory field. Optionally, you may fill in the Article, Caption, Content Expiry, Content Tags and even upload a custom thumbnail for the content.

  11. Click the Save button.