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

Note
A completely redesigned Table card is made available on October 18th 2019. The Table card is now an Appspace Supported card, which will be periodically updated by Appspace with new templates and features.

Existing Table card templates (prior to this release) which were categorized as Community Cards will be removed from the Appspace console.

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. Legacy devices are not supported.

What’s in this article:

Prerequisites

  • Ensure your device is compatible, please refer to the Supported Card Types section in the Compare device media player capabilities article.
  • Account Owner, Publisher, or Editor (author) role in Appspace.

Create and Configure Table Card

Follow the instructions below to create and configure the card:

  1. Log in to the Appspace console.
  2. Click the QUICK ACTION menu on the top-right, select Create Card, and proceed to step 4 below.
    Or click Library from the Appspace menu navigation bar on the left, and proceed to step 3 below.
  3. Select the desired folder in the library, and click the ADD button, and select Create Card.
  4. Select Table from the Filter by template menu, and select a desired card template.
  5. Enter in the Title to be displayed on the card. The Text Editor can be used to customize the text styles.
  6. Click the Table Data button, and populate the card’s table using one of the following methods:
    • Manually enter in data or an image into the table.
    • Copy and paste data from an external table.
    • Import data from an Excel spreadsheet (.xlsx).

      Important
      Only Table Card 1.1 and later support adding images to a cell.
  7. Click Save.
  8. 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 the Column Width:
      • Auto
      • Distribute equally
    • Select the Display Options:
      • Enable auto paging
      • Enable word wrap
      • Enable row shading
    • Select the Page Transition
      • Continuous scrolling
      • Page-by-page
    • Select the Page Duration (Seconds)
      • 8 secs
      • 12 secs
      • 24 secs
    • Hover over the column to bring up the column inline controls, which allow users to:
      • Format Column – Enables individual column styling and text wrapping options for the selected column.
      • Highlight Column – Expands the selected column by using the remaining width of the table, once non-highlighted columns take on the natural width of the table.
  9. The following card customizations options can be done:
    • Select the Banner color and logo position.
    • Select the Background color or image.
  10. Once customizations have been made, click Next.
  11. In the Save tab, enter in the Title, as this is a mandatory field.
    Optionally, you may enter in the ArticleCaptionContent ExpiryContent Tags and even upload a custom thumbnail for the content.
  12. Click Save to complete, and you may now proceed to add the card into a playlist channel.