Copying and Pasting in Tables Does Not Work

Copying and pasting in tables in the description field is completely unusable and has been for years.

  • Copying and pasting multiple cells within Wrike tables doesn't work. If I copy entries from two cells next to each other and try to paste in another table, Wrike enters both pieces of info into the same cell, creates a brand new row underneath and pastes the cells into the first two columns, or does some other asinine thing that no one would expect using a table.
  • EVERY cell must be filled, otherwise tables do not paste properly into Excel. Blank cells cause the rest of the data to shift, which leads to manual fixes or renders my table useless.
  • Even when copying and pasting single entries, they occasionally end up in other cells, not the destination cell.
  • There is no ability to adjust column widths, it is done automatically. This often reduces readability and organization, which is the entire point of a table. Not a copy/paste issue, but still a problem. 

Tables are a really, really basic feature of a website, and I don't know how this hasn't been addressed yet. I thought the previous Wrike tables were terrible, then the new ones were rolled out a few years ago and they somehow got even worse. Please fix the table functionality and improve the ability to copy/paste to and from Excel as well. Thanks.

 

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Hi Adam Johnson, welcome to the Community!

Thank you for your detailed feedback in relation to the Table View. I'll pass it on to the Product team 👍

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Any news on this?

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Hi Katharina Lang, welcome to the Community and thank you for checking in here. No news at the moment. We'll be sure to let you know if there are any updates👍🏼

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Agreed, tables in the task are so terrible that they are effectively useless–can't format, move around, or modify in any useful way.  Shockingly bad, and I was hopeful that these would be improved in short order.

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Thank you for your feedback Aaron Gerlach, I'm passing it on to the respective team. 

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bump, tables are still lacking in options:

- export to excel

- select more than one cell

- select entire row

- copy + paste into another task

very weird this is still a problem, please fix

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Cansu

Hi Rob Alexander, welcome to the Community and thank you for posting.

I assume we are talking about the New Table View here, the team is aware of the feedback and continuing the plan for more improvements for this feature. We'll be sure to let you know of any updates!

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Hi Cansu

Actually talking about the insert table feature within a task, it doesnt allow multiple cell selection, cannot copy or move rows, really basic feature that needs a little love.

Thanks

Rob

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Thank you for the clarification Rob Alexander, I'm passing it on to the team. 

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It is 2024 and I can not copy and paste a table?

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Hello Oscar Hult, welcome to the Community. Thank you for your comment. I'm afraid that this option is not available at the moment. I've informed our Product Team of your interest in this feature, and we'll keep you updated should there be any changes.

Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.

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