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Can't add row or columns!

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I can't add rows or columns. https://cl.ly/iTHe  Every now and then it'll add one when I click the plus sign, but 9/10 it doesn't work. It also doesn't let me bulk add, and is tedious to do one by one. Is there a way to also have a sticky heading for the table like in Google Sheets or Excel for even as the person scrolls down in the table, the heading stays put! 

 

Thanks,

Joanna

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Re: Can't add row or columns!

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It's Chrome 57.0.2987.133

When I click on the + sign, nothing happens.  I have many plugins, and maybe one interferes, but I use them, so I don't want to put them off. 

 

I used Windows Explorer instead and it worked just fine. 

Thanks

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Re: Can't add row or columns!

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
Hey ComBibUdeM, 
 
There was a recent issue with Chrome 57 not working properly with our website that you may want to try. See this thread’s solution http://bit.ly/2oksOUY
 
In short, there are some incompatibilities with Chrome’s new beta features and our website, and this user’s solution may be worth a try. 
 
I hope this helps! 
 
Let me know.
Thanks

Sanchez
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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I'm having the same issue (unable or at least very sporadically able to add rows/columns to a table). I'm facing this on macOS Sierra, across the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Resetting the chrome beta flags as suggested by others does nothing. Dropbox support was zero help when I got in touch.

 

I have found a workaround however that could be helpful to others:

 

1. copy your table from your paper doc and paste into a simple text editor, and you'll get the underlying github flavored markdown table structure, e.g.:

 

| Col A | Col B | Col C |
| ----- | ----- | ----- |
| one   | two   | three |
|       |       |       |
|       |       |       |

2. Within your text editor, add whatever rows/columns you want.

3. Copy and paste that raw text back into your Paper doc, replacing your broken table.

 

It's not the most wonderful editing experience, in what in pretty much all other respects is my current favorite text editor, but it gets the job done

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Brill video Joanna,

Just to help the team though what OS / browser and versions for both is this on?

 


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Tested on both Firefox and Safari!

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Safari 10.0.1 and Firefox 50.1

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And the OS.... ?

 


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I have the same exact problem right now. Can't add rows or columns in a table I created. I'm using Google Chrome on Windows 10. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

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But it does work on Microsoft Edge. However, I initially created the table in Chrome without issue.

 

EDIT : On Edge, zooming on an image included in a gallery of 2 images is glitchy and doesn't always work. I sometimes have to click multiple times on the image for it to zoom properly (magnifier with + sign).

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Same issue with Chrome.

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Re: Can't add row or columns!

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
Hey ComBibUdeM, 
 
What operating system are you using? What version of Chrome do you have? 
 
Can you tell me what is happening when you try to add a row or column? 
 
You may check to see if there are any plugins that are interfering.
 
Also, here’s our page on formatting a Paper doc https://www.dropbox.com/help/9173.
 
Thanks

Sanchez
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


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It's Chrome 57.0.2987.133

When I click on the + sign, nothing happens.  I have many plugins, and maybe one interferes, but I use them, so I don't want to put them off. 

 

I used Windows Explorer instead and it worked just fine. 

Thanks

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