Insert an Excel Table into an Article

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation


Document Hubs are Alation’s new documentation feature set, which will eventually replace articles. Document Hubs are available for public preview starting in 2024.1.

  • See Documentation for more about the advantages of Document Hubs and the future of articles.

  • See Document Hubs for help using Document Hubs.

There are three ways to insert an Excel table into an Alation Article.

  1. Copy and paste the Excel table into the article.

  2. Attach the Excel sheet to the article using the Attachments field.

  3. Insert the table as an image and reference where users can find the table (an Attachment, a link, etc.).