How to apply filters on table data - Cloud

Users can now search for some specific data with regular expressions in the tables generated with the Advanced Tables for Confluence Cloud macros. If the Display data filter option is toggled on in the macro's settings, a filter panel appears on the top of every table inside this macro. This panel contains a text box to enter the required search criteria and buttons: Filter to apply the search against the data rows, and, Clear to clear the box to start a new search. Refer to this article to know more about regular expressions.

This page provides an example of how to use filters. Though you can use this feature with any of the macros, for this example, let's work with a CSV macro.

To use this feature, users must enable the Display data filter option from the macro editor

Select this macro

Macro name


Macro syntax (Old editor){csv}
Macro syntax (New editor - case insensitive)/CSV (Comma Separated Values)

Define these parameters/value

Display data filterOn

Parameters set in the macro editor

For this example, the data from the Monthly temperatures page was entered as a comma separated value list in the macro body itself.

Example result

Sample filters applied to the table

The following table lists certain sample requirements, filters applied, and the resultant data:

RequirementFilter appliedResult
Display temperatures for the months of January, March, and Mayja|ma
Display data with temperatures in the 60s60

Display data with temperatures in the range of 40 to 45 degrees4[0-5]
Display the temperatures for the last quarter of the yearber