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Add alignment options for CSV rows #18

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SidOfc opened this issue Apr 22, 2018 · 0 comments

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commented Apr 22, 2018

This is a proposal to add extra alignment options to CSV -> Markdown table conversion.
At the moment, everything is centered. This might not be how you want your table to look and on github, tables have alignment options by placing : on either or both sides of a column like so:

| Name         | Age | Gender |
|:-------------|:---:|-------:|
| Eric Cartman | 10  |   Male |
| Stan Marsh   | 10  |   Male |

The first column is left aligned, the second is centered and the last is right aligned.
It would be nice to have a way to set the default alignment instead of assuming centered.
Aside from this, it would also be nice to have a customizable dictionary of header names so that we can always specify alignment for a certain column, e.g:

" default alignment, set to centered for backwards compatibility
:let g:mkdx#settings.table.default_alignment = 'centered'

" additional setting to control headers with specific alignment
:let g:mkdx#settings.table.column_alignment = {
    \ 'name': 'left',
    \ 'gender': 'right'
\ }

@SidOfc SidOfc self-assigned this Apr 22, 2018

SidOfc added a commit that referenced this issue Apr 22, 2018

Merge pull request #20 from SidOfc/feature/table-alignment
Merge #18 - Feature/table-alignment

@SidOfc SidOfc closed this Apr 22, 2018

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