DataTables Blog en-us Tutorials and news about DataTables Vertical scroll fitting Back in 2015 I introduced a plug-in for DataTables which provides the ability to dynamically alter the page length of a table to have it fit inside a container. This works well when paging is enabled and scrolling is disabled, but vertical fitting of the DataTable also works quite naturally with scrolling.

In this post I will introduce an equivalent plug-in for DataTables when scrolling is enabled - the end result is shown below:

{example-table-thin #scrollResize}
Click and drag me!

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Sun, 31 Dec 2017 14:24:00 GMT
Experiment: SearchPane Normally when I release new software for DataTables, I'll build it in a way that suits my own needs, generalising where I think it suitable, and then publish it and iterate from there. However, this time I'd like to take a slightly different approach and introduce a new plug-in for DataTables, called SearchPane, before including it in the DataTables extensions. This is both to see if there is interest in the features it provides and to request feedback for things that you would like to see modified / improved / added / removed / etc.

First things first - what is SearchPane? Quite simply it is a column filter interface for DataTables. It presents a list of values that can be found in a column, displaying them for an end user to be able to click, searching the table for matching data. It is a column OR based filter - i.e. adding multiple options will display the rows which match any of those data points.

Let's take a look at it in action:


You can also see this example on its own and with a vertical display.

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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:41:00 GMT