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    Oliver Wilcock commented  · 

    Thanks, Eckhard, for expanding the scope of what could be much better about structured tables. I've also been frustrated by data validation along with the show-stopper protected sheet issue. I didn't know the workaround you described.

    I've also cursed Microsoft when trying to retrieve data through ODBC/Jet. The table is not stored as a range and Jet doesn't find it.

    I've found business users very reluctant to embrace tables and I think the largest barrier is the behaviours when adding, removing and especially moving columns (cut and paste). I haven't fully wrapped my head around what it does. I know it messes up the column widths. The workaround I use is to insert a new column in the sheet and then to cut and paste the table "Entire Table Column" into the new location and then delete the unwanted sheet column. Unnecessary hassle.

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