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This site contains the legacy documentation for DataTables v1.9 and earlier for reference only.
DataTables 1.9 was End Of Life in 2014. Do not use it for new work.
The current release of DataTables can always be found on


One of the best ways to get to grips with TableTools is to work with some of the examples below and modify them to suit your own use. These examples show how to use TableTools for basic tasks like changing the button text, right the way through to creating plug-in buttons.