enables table creating functionality with sheetsee.js

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With this module you can create tables of your data that are sortable, searchable and paginate-able.

You'll need a placeholder <div> in your html, a <script> mustache template and a <script> that initiates the table.

Your HTML Placeholder <div>

This is as simple as an empty <div> with an id. This id should match the script template id in the next section.

<div id="siteTable"></div>

Your <script> Template

Your template is the mockup of what you'd like your table to look like and what content it should show. The style is up to you!


If you want users to be able to click on headers and sort that column, your template must include table headers with the class tHeader.


The variables inside the {{}} must match the column headers in your spreadsheet. They should be lowercase and remember spaces are omitted, so "Place Name" will become "placename".

<script id="siteTable" type="text/html">
    <tr><th class="tHeader">City</th><th class="tHeader">Place Name</th><th class="tHeader">Year</th><th class="tHeader">Image</th></tr>

Your <script> Execution

<script type="text/javascript">
    document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', function() {
      var tableOptions = {
                          "data": gData,
                          "pagination": 10,
                          "tableDiv": "#fullTable",
                          "filterDiv": "#fullTableFilter"

To create another table, simply repeat the steps except for initiateTableFilter()

<div id="secondTable"></div>
<script id="secondTable"> // your table template here </script>
<script>Sheetsee.makeTable(otherData, "#secondTable", 10)</script>

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You pass in an object containing:

  • data your data array
  • pagination how many rows displayed at one time, defaults to all
  • tableDiv the
    placeholder in your HTML
  • filterDiv the <div> containing your <input> filter if using search
var tableOptions = {
                    "data": gData,
                    "pagination": 10,
                    "tableDiv": "#fullTable",
                    "filterDiv": "#fullTableFilter"


If you do not put in a number for pagination, by default it will show all of the data at once. With pagination, HTML will be added at the bottom of your table for naviagtion, which you can style in your CSS:


<div id='Pagination' currentPage class='table-pagination'>
  Showing page {{currentPage}} of {{totalPages}}
  <a class='pagination-pre'>Previous</a><a class='pagination-next'>Next</a>


  #Pagination {background: #eee;}
  .pagination-next, .pagination-pre {cursor: hand;}
  .no-pag {color: #acacac;}

If you want to have an input to allow users to search/filter the data in the table, you'll add an input to your HTML. Give it an id and if you want, placeholder text:

<input id="tableFilter" type="text" placeholder="filter by.."></input>


You will then call this function with your tableOptions to make that input live and connected to your table:


It will connect that input to your data as well as inject this HTML for a button, which you can style yourself in your CSS:

<span class="clear button">Clear</span>
<span class="noMatches">no matches</span>

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