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Tabs as spacing elements do not work, just spaces.

There used to be a macro available on one of the boards that would take part of an Excel spreadsheet and format it for posting using the <pre> and </pre> tags, but I do not know where it is off the top of my head.

I think a quick(ish) way would be the following:
     • Copy the portion of the table and paste it into Word. A landscape format is good as the width of a single line is larger that way.
     • Convert all the text to a monospace font such as Courier.
     • Find and replace all tab characters with 3-5 spaces.
     • Touch up the columns.
     • Copy the result and paste into a posting window using the <pre> tag at the front and the </pre> at the end.
     • Preview the message and edit as necessary.

That's what I have done in the past, at least.

Cheers,
Jim
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