Auto Expand

This sample shows how you can auto expand the table range using the UI operations. For example, click in cell E5 (‘Sales Manager’) then press the TAB key. A new row will automatically be added. Refer to the description below for further options.

Users can automatically expand the table range by adding data or using copy-paste, drag-fill, and drag-drop actions. Depending on the action, a new table column will be inserted to the right of the table or a new table row will be added below the last row.   1. Add data immediately to the right of a table column or after the last table row.   2. Paste data that exceeds the current table range.   3. dragfill from a table range.   4. dragdrop a range to table range. You can disable/enable the auto expand function by using allowAutoExpand. You can also get the toggle state of auto expand by this API.
window.onload = function () { var spread = new GC.Spread.Sheets.Workbook(document.getElementById("ss")); initSpread(spread); }; function initSpread(spread) { spread.suspendPaint(); var spreadNS = GC.Spread.Sheets; var sheet = spread.getSheet(0); sheet.tables.add("table1", 1, 1, 4, 4, spreadNS.Tables.TableThemes.light1); _getElementById("allowAutoExpand").addEventListener('change', function() { var table = sheet.tables.all()[0]; if (table) { table.allowAutoExpand(_getElementById("allowAutoExpand").checked); } }); sheet.setColumnWidth(1, 120); sheet.setColumnWidth(2, 120); sheet.setColumnWidth(3, 120); sheet.setColumnWidth(4, 120); sheet.getCell(1, 1).text("First Name"); sheet.getCell(1, 2).text("Last Name"); sheet.getCell(1, 3).text("Score"); sheet.getCell(1, 4).text("Position"); sheet.getCell(2, 1).text("Alexa"); sheet.getCell(2, 2).text("Wilder"); sheet.getCell(2, 3).text("90"); sheet.getCell(2, 4).text("Web Developer"); sheet.getCell(3, 1).text("Victor"); sheet.getCell(3, 2).text("Wooten"); sheet.getCell(3, 3).text("70"); sheet.getCell(3, 4).text(".NET Developer"); sheet.getCell(4, 1).text("Ifeoma"); sheet.getCell(4, 2).text("Mays"); sheet.getCell(4, 3).text("85"); sheet.getCell(4, 4).text("Sales Manager"); spread.resumePaint(); } function _getElementById(id){ return document.getElementById(id); }
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