Extra blanket rows required with multiple tablbes

Why do some tables require multiple empty lines between the heading and the first row that appears

I have multi tables in my app and some require empty rows like the one above, and I don’t
understand why this is?

Can someone please explain it to me?

Hi, any chance that these are deleted records? Because when you delete a record, your app doesn’t delete the row from your spreadsheet… it just clear it.

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they are read only tables

How do you see that it needs blank rows in the beginning? What kind of error/alert?

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Then how did you added those rows…?

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There is no such requirement. What makes you think there is?

When I add tables to appsheet, some tables don’t display row two, three, or four, that’s when I add blank rows so row 2 which after adding the blank rows is row 6 and row 6 is the first thing that shows up in the table, the rows don’t have to be blank, I can put the heading in all the rows and still only row 6 will show, and this is only on a few tables out of multiple tables.

It may be that it’s not recognizing your header row. Be sure to bold the header row.

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One reason could be that you don’t have anything with the key column. If the key column’s value is missing, you are not able see those records with the app.

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