Thanks for your detailed reply, I'll look into those ideas.


On Monday, 12 August 2019 13:53:49 UTC+1, Paul Richardson wrote:
> Good afternoon, complete beginner here.
> I maintain a reference document for my organisation which has some 
> pre-amble and then is essentially a large table. The user looks through the 
> table for their particular area of interest and then is given a particular 
> category/label for their information. The document is also shared with 
> partner organisations and suppliers and needs to be presented in a portable 
> format - and it cannot be shared on the internet or in a collaborative 
> manner. The document has three levels e.g. section 1, section 1.1, section 
> 1.1.1 (although in some places
> [image: Untitled.png]
> As the document is quite wordy (with footnotes) it is currently maintained 
> in Word, but I would like to move away from this, and have been playing 
> with TiddlyWiki. As I still need to provide the Word version, what I would 
> quite like to do is have a master database (probably in Excel) which then 
> auto-populates the Word document *and* the TiddlyWiki version. 
> I am familiar with the principles of markup laguage and I have managed to 
> get as far as getting Excel to generate the code for the table rows, and 
> have successfully pasted these into a tiddler manually. 
> |4.1|Wordy description of situation A| <div class="cell class4">class4</div> 
> | <div class="cell class4">class4</div> | <div class="cell 
> class2">class2</div> 
> |
> |4.11|Wordy description of situation B| <div class="cell class3">class3</
> div> | <div class="cell class3">class3</div> | <div class="cell 
> class1">class1</div> |
> [image: Capture.JPG]
> However I then wanted to get Excel to generate the code for the whole 
> tiddler itself, (the <div created modified tages title>), but when I paste 
> the complete tiddler (<div> header and the content and the </div> closing) 
> into the HTML directly (just after the tiddlers I created in tiddlywiki), 
> this doesn't seem to work. It looks identical in format to other tiddlers I 
> have added in the usual manner, so there must be other parts of the HTML I 
> need to edit.. (I can see my tiddlers both in the "static" area and in one 
> other place and have added equivalent entries in both).
> <div created="20190812141646000" modified="20190812141646000" tags="" 
> title="Description">
> |4.1|Wordy description of situation A| <div class="cell class4">class4
> </div> | <div class="cell class4">class4</div> | <div class="cell class2">
> class2</div> |
> |4.11|Wordy description of situation B| <div class="cell class3">class3
> </div> | <div class="cell class3">class3</div> | <div class="cell class1">
> class1</div> |
> </div>
> I know the HTML isn't intended to be directly edited but what can I say!
> So my immediate question is, which parts of the HTML file do I need to 
> insert code into in order to add a working tiddler? 
> My other question is - is my objective even possible or will there be too 
> many other unseen hurdles and complications along the way? 
> (I suppose the alternative approach is to maintain the master version in 
> TiddlyWiki and then find a way of exporting the whole document to Word, but 
> it needs to be clean and professional).
> Thank you!

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