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Interactive CheckBoxes INSIDE a Table

Is there a way to get interactive Checkboxes to work INSIDE a Table in Joplin

(they do in Github Markdown)
Interactive checkboxes work outside tables, can we make them work inside a table?

Here’s the plain text In Joplin

Task Time required Assigned to Current Status Finished
Calendar Cache > 5 hours in progress - [x] ok?
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress [x] item1
[ ] item2
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress
  • - [x] item1
  • - [ ] item2
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress
  • [x] item1
  • [ ] item2
  • [x] works
  • [x] works too

This is how it looks in Joplin:
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This is how it looks in Github markdown
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Results:

  • Joplin has interactive checkboxes outside of tables
  • In Joplin checkboxes don’t work at all INSIDE tables
  • Github markdown has interactive checkboxes both inside and outside Tables

Question:

  • Is this a MISSING FEATURE or a BUG?

Workaround:

  • use special characters (not interactive)

EXAMPLE:

Task Time required Assigned to Current Status Finished ☐ 🗹
Calendar Cache > 5 hours in progress 🗹
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress 🗹
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress
Object Cache > 5 hours in progress

This came up in this forum already, and I think on gh as well.

AFAIK this is not markdown specification. It is not supported and it won’t be supported, unless you can convince Laurent otherwise.