Table

This element organizes questions and answers in a tabular structure (rows and columns) for better readability.

Tables are best suited for large surveys where all questions have the same set of answers.

Declaration

This element is declared as an object with "element_type": "Table" property.

The number of answers common to all questions in the table is provided in answers_count property.

Table element includes an optional TableTitle element, TableHeader element and one or more Question elements provided in children property.

{
	"element_type": "Table",
	"answers_count": 3,
	"children": [
		/*** put table structure elements here */
	]
}

Table structure

Required properties

Name Type Description
element_type string Must be "Table" (case-insensitive).
answers_count integer The number of answers common to all questions in the table
children array An array including the TableTitle element, TableHeader element and one or more Question objects representing the table structure.

Optional properties

Name Type Default value Description
name string n/a Used as an element’s identifier and as a reminder of the element’s purpose in template source; for example, "Satisfaction survey".
This text is not displayed on the form.
table_type string “normal” Table style:
  • "normal" - standard table
  • "striped" - zebra-striped table rows
  • "equalCells" - make all table columns equal

TableTitle element

This optional element defines the title row of the table. If TableTitle element is omitted, the table will be rendered without a title row.

This element is declared as an object with "element_type": "TableTitle" property.

Title text is provided in the name property.

{
	"element_type": "TableTitle",
	"name": "Table title"
}

Required properties

Name Type Description
element_type string Must be "TableTitle" (case-insensitive).
name string Table title text.

Optional properties

Name Type Default value Description
font_family string “Segoe UI” The font family for the title text.
font_style string “regular” The font style for the title text: "bold", "italic" or "underline".
Several font styles can be combined by providing them as an array, for example ["bold", "italic"].
font_size integer 12 Font size for the title text.
color string black Color of the title text. Can be picked from the following values: "Aqua", "Aquamarine", "Black", "Blue", "BlueViolet", "Crimson", "DarkBlue", "DarkGreen", "DarkOrange", "DarkSalmon", "Fuchsia", "Indigo", "Lime", "Red", "Teal", "White", "Gray", "LightGray".
background_color string transparent Background color of the title row. Can be picked from the following values: "Aqua", "Aquamarine", "Black", "Blue", "BlueViolet", "Crimson", "DarkBlue", "DarkGreen", "DarkOrange", "DarkSalmon", "Fuchsia", "Indigo", "Lime", "Red", "Teal", "White", "Gray", "LightGray".
border string “none” Whether to draw a border around the title row.
  • "none" - no border.
  • "square" - draw a rectangular border.
  • rounded - draw a rectangular border with rounded corners.
border_size integer 3 Width of the title row borders.
border_color string black Color of the title row borders. Can be picked from the following values: "Aqua", "Aquamarine", "Black", "Blue", "BlueViolet", "Crimson", "DarkBlue", "DarkGreen", "DarkOrange", "DarkSalmon", "Fuchsia", "Indigo", "Lime", "Red", "Teal", "White", "Gray", "LightGray".

TableHeader element

This element specifies the content of the table header row.

This element is declared as an object with "element_type": "TableHeader" property.

Table_header element includes a Content element that defines the question text and several TableAnswer elements that define the answers in the children property.

{
	"element_type": "TableHeader",
	"children": [
		/*** put Content element and child elements here */
	]
}

Required properties

Name Type Description
element_type string Must be "TableHeader" (case-insensitive).
children array Content element that defines the question text and one or more TableAnswer elements that define the answers.
The number of TableAnswer elements must be equal to the value of the answers_count property of the Table element.

Optional properties

Name Type Default value Description
font_family string “Segoe UI” The font family for the table header text.
font_style string “regular” The font style for the table header text: "bold", "italic" or "underline".
Several font styles can be combined by providing them as an array, for example ["bold", "italic"].
font_size integer 12 Font size for the table header text.

TableAnswer element

The TableAnswer element defines the answer text that will be displayed in the table header. The number of TableAnswer elements must be equal to the value of the answers_count property of the Table element.

This element is declared as an object with "element_type": "TableAnswer" property.

Answer text is provided in the name property.

{
	"element_type": "TableAnswer",
	"name": "Answer"
}
Required properties
Name Type Description
element_type string Must be "TableAnswer" (case-insensitive).
name string Answer text.

Question element

The Question element defines the question text. A Table can include multiple question elements that will be displayed as rows.

This element is declared as an object with "element_type": "Question" property.

Question text is provided in the name property.

{
	"element_type": "Question",
	"name": "Question"
}

Required properties

Name Type Description
element_type string Must be "Question" (case-insensitive).
name string Question text.

Examples

Check out the code examples to see how tables can be used.

Product satisfaction survey

{
	"element_type": "Template",
	"children": [
		{
			"element_type": "Page",
			"children": [
				{
					"element_type": "container",
					"children": [
						{
							"element_type": "block",
							"children": [
								{
									"element_type": "Table",
									"name": "Survey",
									"answers_count": 3,
									"table_type": "striped",
									"children": [
										{
											"element_type": "TableTitle",
											"name": "Product satisfaction survey",
											"font_size": 16,
											"font_style": "bold"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "TableHeader",
											"font_size": 10,
											"font_style": "italic",
											"children": [
												{
													"element_type": "Content",
													"name": "Question"
												},
												{
													"element_type": "TableAnswer",
													"name": "Yes"
												},
												{
													"element_type": "TableAnswer",
													"name": "No"
												},
												{
													"element_type": "TableAnswer",
													"name": "I don't know"
												}
											]
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Is Aspose.OMR for .NET easy to use?"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Are you satisfied with Aspose.OMR for .NET performance?"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Are you satisfied with Aspose.OMR for .NET recognition accuracy?"
										}
									]
								}
							]
						}
					]
				}
			]
		}
	]
}

Product satisfaction survey

Checklist

{
	"element_type": "Template",
	"children": [
		{
			"element_type": "Page",
			"children": [
				{
					"element_type": "container",
					"children": [
						{
							"element_type": "block",
							"children": [
								{
									"element_type": "Table",
									"name": "Checklist",
									"answers_count": 1,
									"children": [
										{
											"element_type": "TableHeader",
											"font_size": 10,
											"font_style": "italic",
											"children": [
												{
													"element_type": "Content",
													"name": "Step"
												},
												{
													"element_type": "TableAnswer",
													"name": ""
												}
											]
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Download Microsoft Visual Studio"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Create a new C# project"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Install Aspose.OMR for .NET NuGet package"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Get a trial license"
										},
										{
											"element_type": "Question",
											"name": "Enjoy"
										}
									]
								}
							]
						}
					]
				}
			]
		}
	]
}

Checklist