How to import table data from Markdown

The transform below illustrates a ‘quick and dirty’ method to import a table of data from a Markdown format file:

markdown-table.transform (10.1 KB)

So basically:

  • import it as a plain text file
  • Filter out rows without |
  • use Split Col to split on |

For the input data I used the Markdown for this page:

Note that some additional work will be required if there is more than one table in the input.

At some point we may add Markdown as an input type, if there is enough demand.